At the University of Leeds

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I was in Leeds this week,  giving my first lecture to the MA Media and Communications students. I had been invited by Dr. Jim Brogden, Programme Leader MA Film, Photography and Media. The subject of the lecture was my work in Cambodia, and how I had arrived at the current FMP work. I spent quite some time discussing ethical issues of documentary …

Offering Critique

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Last autumn I decided to join the local Frome Wessex Camera Club, something I had not done before, as I am not a ‘competition’ person, and I have a dislike of the kind of ‘technical nitpicking’  on images that can go on. However, the club is a delight. What brings everyone together is a love of photography, and a desire …