Category Archives: Everything Else

The end ….. and the beginning

Its a been a long time, a very long time indeed ! Due to the start of my photography business I put Social Documentary on hold, and then when my time was up I was neither ready nor motivated to … Continue reading

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Roger Ballen

A couple of weeks ago I made an unplanned visit to the Roger Ballen exhibition, I happened to be passing the gallery on the first day so called in to have a look. I’m not going to go into much … Continue reading

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David duChemin – Photographically Speaking

I’ve been reading this book on and off over the last few weeks and have now finally finished. The on and off isn’t a reflection of the book in any way it’s just the way I seem to read photography … Continue reading

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Assignments now and then

Following on from my earlier post where I resolved to share more of my thoughts I have now started to scribble them in a book on a (more or less) daily basis as a way of stopping them wandering unresolved … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Martin Parr

A couple of weeks ago I went along to the Breakfast with Martin Parr event at the Open Eye Gallery with three other OCA┬ástudents. Martin Parr is curating the current exhibitions “Richard & Famous” and also has his collection of … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution (sort of!)

Well it’s not really a New Years Resolution, more like a Change of Circumstances Resolution ! Having very recently found myself without a job my first thought was that I could whizz through this course at a rate of knots, … Continue reading

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The Fabulous Baker Brothers

Technically, as a cookery programme on Channel 4, this has nothing to do with photography but it’s so beautifully filmed that its worth a quick mention. Its filmed in lovely slightly muted tones with darkened edges, very similar to a … Continue reading

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