Week Twelve Reflections … ish

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The wedding went well. it was a lovely, relaxed affair at a  very pretty church – the oldest in Bath by all accounts. Simon and Meyrem wanted a simple, documentary approach, starting with getting ready before the ceremony. Isobel Their six year old daughter was irrepressible, and quite the model. Vows Light inside the church was tricky, as I was …

Stereotypes and Navajo

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Photography’s Other Histories, edited by Christopher Pinney and Nicolas Peterson, is a well-researched work covering a lot of ground on two broad issues – the mainly European/Western use of photography with a mindset of colonialism, and the early use of photography in a few selected non-European countries. Pinney and Peterson add much to the conversation about the ethics of photography. …