Week Three Reflections

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As I write this, I am on Day 3 of a two week Cambodia trip, so most of my thought processes are focused on the work to be done, here. My reading for the trip includes Setting Sun: Writings by Japanese Photographers. I have always had a fondness for all things Japanese, and when Paul pointed this book out, I had …

Ain’t no Shame in my Game

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I used to do a lot of street photography, although most recently I have been a little bored by it – in the sense that there is a lot of ‘opportunistic’ street photography being shared on social media, rather than images with some meaning. Those images can also sometimes veer into exploitation of the subject – one could include some …