Monthly Archives: July 2013

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‘Context and narrative’

It seems that photographs are taken most seriously when they have a clear narrative conveying a well-thought out concept; when each photograph that we dare present to the public or our esteemed peers has undergone obsessive scrutiny; when our images have been carefully selected for their size, their shape, their sequencing and constructed meanings and symbols; when the function and purpose of our photographs prescribe our practice. But why? Read More →

‘Kicking Against The Pricks’: photographing Nick Cave

I was so pleased that Nick Cave allowed photographers in the pit for one song only. A practice that, had it been another artist and had I been given a photo-pass, I would have probably been annoyed at, truth be told. Of course, how are we supposed to do our job in six minutes? But what kind of job is this anyway? Read More →

The day I met Don McCullin…


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