Body of Work

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I am planning a workshop series on creating ‘A Body of Work’ for a local group. In a way, this is my reaction against the over-focus on single images that we see in so many photographic arenas, and especially competitions at all kinds of level, from local Camera Clubs to Pulitzer awards. That is not to say that stunning, individual …

Preciousness

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Two things happened in the last 24 hours, which I would like to connect. First, I saw Sian Davey‘s guest lecture. Second, I had a conversation with Richard Young, a photographer and Fine Artist friend. That conversation is now in its umpteenth iteration. To set the scene, two images. Sian Davey, 2011-14, Looking for Alice Richard Young, At A Certain …