Book – Digital Print

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Another piece of good news this week – the digital print of the book arrived from Phnom Penh. I am very pleased with the quality of the production, the materials and the photographic reproduction.  Add this to the news that Sarath has a visa, and confirmation of Loxley Colour’s exhibition discount, and it has been a good couple of days. …

A Conversation on ‘Reality’

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I am going to start this (overly long) post with my conclusions: Photography always has and always will depict a constructed reality. Photography is, like all art forms, a product of its time – socially, historically and technologically. The Photographer is always ‘in’ their apparatus of photography – the image reflects their vision and personality. Whilst the unique ‘aura’ of …