Boring Street Photography

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During Lockdown, I have given Zoom talks on street photography to both PhotoBath and to the East Sutherland Camera Club. Having updated and extended the presentation, including adding more on ‘gaze’ and ‘ethics’ (especially in the emerging context of Black Lives matter), last Friday I gave a talk to the Frome Wessex Camera Club. I called it ‘Boring Street Photography’ as …

PhotoBath ‘Witness’ Exhibition

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It was opening night of the Witness show last evening. I have previously noted how this as curated. I think it was the most professional show yet from the group, with a good theme and nicely organised space. The image including of mine is the ‘previous generation’ (without Khmer script), though seeing it in situ was instructive. The printing was …