An Ethics Framework for Photography (Part One)

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I have been researching the ethics of photography, as developed in earlier posts during the MA. My current ‘best approach’ is a Ten Point Framework. SURFACE – THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ITSELF (Technical – Composition – Manipulation) MEANING – THE SUBJECT MATTER (Content – Symbols – Narrative – Caption) GENRE – UNIQUE CONSIDERATIONS (e.g. Documentary, Nature, News, Portrait) TIME AND PLACE (Significance …

Reflections on Paradox – Curation

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‘Beautiful, simply powerful, thought-provoking, the words and pictures go together so well, courageous‘. These are some of the words written in the visitor’s book after the first few days of the installation. I have been positively surprised, and more than a little humbled, by the interest that visitors have taken in the exhibition. In 6 days, including the evening preview, …