Technology and Flexibility

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We all to one degree or another suffer from GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). It goes with the photographic territory that we want to use the ‘right’ equipment, whether that is digital film, large format or even cameraless. I could blame Vilem Flusser and his ideas on apparatus, but that would be churlish and just an excuse. As my photography has …

Realism and Imagination

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This week has been focused on completing the Critical Review. The recent Oral Presentation was well received, although I knew that for the CR, I needed to do less on personal history and biography, and more on critical theory. I wrote and illustrated a draft, and got some very helpful feedback from Ashley – suggesting I could better explain the …