Khmer Quotes

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Thanks to input from both Gem and Richard Young (a fellow member of the PhotoBath collective), I think I had a bit of a breakthrough on the exhibition images. That is, to use Khmer text for the quotes, with a small English translation underneath. I believe that this makes the image intrinsically more interesting (maybe Barthes ‘punctum’ for some viewers?). …

Week Eleven & Twelve Reflections

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Bill Jay, in Occam’s Razor, 1992, wrote: ‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ (pg 18) ‘… a body of work by a photographer begins to reflect back to the viewer the author’s relationship not only to the subject but also …