The Explicit and the Implicit Gaze

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Ansel Adams famously said ‘There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.’ (Sheff Interview, 1983) There are always two gazes for every photograph, and as we consider particular images, we might see more. Perhaps the subject is looking back, out of the photograph. Perhaps protagonists in the photograph or movie are gazing at each other. And …

Documentary Photography – Quotes

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In preparation for my Oral Presentation, I posted some quotes that I have found inspiring over the years. After writing about my practice, I thought I would post some further quotes particulary on documentary photography, which illustrate the way I aspire to do my work. Whilst I am including several photographers, I am going to pick one as an exemplar. Adam …