Week Two Reflections

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Four overall thoughts: It’s all totally fascinating I am reading and writing too much, and need to get out and shoot more Really enjoying the interaction with my student peers and the faculty. And in the latter case, nice to be on the ‘other side of the desk’. It is a challenge, but I think I can see a pathway …

Memory, Narration and Curation in Photography

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Reading Roland Barthes‘ Camera Lucida reminded me of a  post I wrote in 2014. Here it is, in full. In recent meetings and photo shoots with friends, I have been attempting to self-appraise my photography – when do I shoot my best work, when do I not? Perhaps a little presumptuously, what is my signature style, when am I doing a good job? …