Week Four Reflections

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This is a rather delayed post on last week’s reflections, as it has been a busy (thankfully, productive) trip, so these comments are in the form of a diary. I would liken much of the trip to a detective investigation rather than a series of photo shoots. I was also able to deepen my local knowledge and network of contacts …

Sustainable Prospects Oral Presentation

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 Robert Frank said, “Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”. Whilst I expressed the same thoughts in my first Oral Presentation, this last trip really brought the point home. This project has always been a personal mission, an incomplete story. But this time, I felt that my role as a photographer is merging with …