Week Sixteen Reflections

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Today is Deepavali / Diwali, the traditional festival of light, when there is victory over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, and a most appropriate day for reflection. The final words in Melissa Miles’ latest book, Photography, Truth and Reconciliation sum up the role of photography in bringing light where there is or has been darkness. ‘ … the nexus …

Week Eleven Reflections

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I spent a great deal of time working through the book this past week, and in particular making sure the Cambodian History was accurate and ‘fit for purpose’. DC-Cam have been brilliant in providing extra archive images, and I think all is now set. Vicky and I are working on the final edit before sending the file (hopefully early next …