Well, thought this was all too smooth …

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I got a Facebook message from Bandol, today, IPML printers in Phnom Penh. She sent a picture of the books packed up and ready to ship, but wanted to talk about the offset printing. Unfortunately her team had not told her that some of the black and white photographs had a slight colour cast, and the overall result is inconsistent. …

Week Sixteen Reflections

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Today is Deepavali / Diwali, the traditional festival of light, when there is victory over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, and a most appropriate day for reflection. The final words in Melissa Miles’ latest book, Photography, Truth and Reconciliation sum up the role of photography in bringing light where there is or has been darkness. ‘ … the nexus …