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 …

A Book Brief

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In 2019, I plan to publish a book in Cambodia, about Sarath and family’s ‘Unfinished Stories’. Printing capability is competent but not sophisticated in the country, and there is a limited range of quality papers. To date, the local industry has also focused on paperbacks, as, for reasons unknown, hard back binding, whilst available, is not of a high quality. …