Travel Stories

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I was ‘challenged’ by Jono Slack to post a travel photo every day for 10 days on Facebook, with no explanation. It turned out to be an interesting exercise, so i thought I’d share the series here – with the actual story. It is interesting how images without context or captions are ‘seen’. Day 1 Bali, 2016. Leica M. We …

Qs week 2 – 3rd presentation – “Fields of Cultural Interest”

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Q: Which of the disciplines discussed here do you feel is most relevant to Sam Shere’s famous photograph? In the ‘fields of cultural interest’ (Roland Barthes), many apply to Shere’s image. It was an embarrassment to the pride of Nazi Germany (politics). It was a significant moment in the history of air travel (history). It impacted air traveller views of …