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JSP Visual Week In Review ~ 12.02.17

If you saw my post yesterday, you know this was a busy week for me. A lot of running and gunning, as we call it. 333 more words

Travel

Get Lit with Kit # 21

If you don’t know about the mighty Gordon Parks, then it’s time to let him rock your world. His autobiography should be required reading for any American. 85 more words

The 'isms' - 4 Exhibitions

27/11/17

I was recently in Newcastle and went to four exhibitions on broadly similar themes – the issues of racism, sexism and civil rights.

Starless Midnight and Until, Until, Until …. 1,103 more words

Research & Reflection

Summary - weeks ending 24/11/17

This is a combined summary of the last few weeks!

Photography:

  • Magnum gig at Workington
    • happy with these as I got a good position and the light was reasonable…
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Research & Reflection

Photography's Power in the Civil Rights Movement Had a Tragic Side

Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination was just one of the “apocalyptic events” of 1968, as TIME would later put it in a special report on the significance of the year, published for its 20th anniversary. 643 more words

Found in the LOC: 21 Marion Post Wolcott Photos

The fact that Marion Post was a woman was novel for a professional photographer circa the 1930 — and trust it caused some consternation among some of her male colleagues, like the guys at the… 1,138 more words

Culture