Week Two Reflections

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I have separately written on the Lewis Bush Storytelling Workshop, which was really helpful, so I’ll just note a couple of other reflections on a busy week. It might not seem totally appropriate to the CRJ, but the Dublin list was brilliant, photographically. We had tickets for Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour – it was one of the …

The Explicit and the Implicit Gaze

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Ansel Adams famously said ‘There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.’ (Sheff Interview, 1983) There are always two gazes for every photograph, and as we consider particular images, we might see more. Perhaps the subject is looking back, out of the photograph. Perhaps protagonists in the photograph or movie are gazing at each other. And …