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‘Instead of photographing what I saw, I photographed what the camera was seeing. I interfered very little, and the lens produced anatomical images and shapes which my eyes had never observed.’ 166 more words


To Bee ~

It is part of the photographer’s job to see more intensely than most people do.
He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks…
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Memories of photographs long gone

This is a page for me to consider occasions in the past where a photograph was taken and which have remained in my memory. There is a body of thought that reckons many of our memories are based on the photographs taken of events, rather than being true memories… 640 more words

Research & Reflection

Bill Brandt and Top Withens

One of my favourite pictures of this time is ‘Top Withens’ on the Yorkshire moors. I was then trying to photograph the country which had inspired Emily Brontë.

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"With age, art and life become one."

“With age, art and life become one.”

Georges Braque, painter, sculptor, French (Photograph of Georges Braque by Photographer Bill Brandt)


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Auto Focus: The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright

Susan Bright’s book (1) should be the ideal starting point for a study of self-portrait and in many ways it is but I find the artists’ work that Bright has selected to be generally rather uninspiring. 1,159 more words

Research And Reflection