Week Four Reflections – and Photographic DNA

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I have done my best to fulfil the requests of the course this week, despite my misgivings. I will not dwell much on this, other than to say that I had a written correspondence with Jesse on the subject. All ‘water under the bridge’. I am very much focusing on how best to maximise the next Cambodia trip, starting Tuesday, …

Begin at the Beginning – My Photographic DNA

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Review your earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I was encouraged instead to do a more useful degree. So, a frustrated artist. I did …