Photography, Photographies

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This week’s task: Post a brief commentary below that identifies the inherent characteristics and contexts of the ‘photographic’ nature of your own practice. Specifically refer to at least one of this week’s case studies to critically contextualise your own work. For example: Demonstrate how your work emphasises the characteristics of a particular case study; Note how these case studies may not …

Reflections on my Photographic Practice

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Robert Frank said, “Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”. I provided  a reasonably thorough review of my photography in my last Oral Presentation, which started with this quote from Frank. I see my work as engaged documentary, and I have been influenced by photographers such as Frank and W. Eugene Smith for some time. More …