Closing down and Opening up exhibition

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During the early part of the summer, I ran a series of Zoom workshops on creating a ‘body of work’,  as opposed to one-off images, for the Frome Wessex Camera Club (FWCC). As a final task, I asked the group to submit a series of up to 10 images reflecting their overall view of the ‘Closing down and Opening up’ …

Coronavirus UK Book

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Very pleased to announce the publication of Coronavirus UK, in a signed, limited edition. The project combines an image taken daily during the Covid-19 crisis – either at home from the studio or during some personal activity locally, with a news headline from that same morning. There is discordancy and often paradox between the headline and the photograph. The first …