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 …

Unfinished Stories from Cambodia – A Prayer from Hell

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I have been asked to do a talk at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institute, on December 10th. I was approached to do this after the presentation I gave to the Royal Photographic Society, in Bristol, a few months back. The requested focus is on my black and white digital negatives, though I will cover more than that. This …