Monthly Archives: April 2020

Telling a powerful story 1 – Don McCullin

  Don McCullin – photo-journalist witnessing war, poverty, and deprivation  “Still photographs have a strong affinity with the way we remember.  The vibrations of a still photograph can be intense, and can last forever …. the ripples go out….  The disenchantment … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place 4 – Coming Home from War

Don McCullin: international photo-journalist, ‘war photographer’ … and landscape photographer British.  Born London, 1935.  Lives in Somerset. “The rural landscape is his greatest salvation”   Don McCullin is a major British photographer, and only the second to be made a … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place 3 – Ocean

Rachael Talibart – nature photographer                                    British, born in Bognor Regis, W Sussex, lives in Surrey.  Fine art photographer and workshop leader.  Black and … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place 2 – Landscape Stories

Jem Southam, landscape photographer British.  Born 1950 in Bristol.  Emiritus Professor at the University of Plymouth.               Lives in Exeter. “I take with me a camera and a single lens.  The pictures are made … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place 1 – Edgelands

Mark Power, documentary photographer British, born 1959 in Harpenden, Herts.  Professor of Photography at the University of Brighton.  Member of Magnum Photos. “The everyday drabness of places … where a condition of greyness                 … Continue reading

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‘Desert Island’ Photographic Inspirations – Intro

  Through the Coronavirus ‘lockdown’, I am going to post regularly about my favourite photographers – the ones whose work I would take to my ‘Desert Island,’ if I were Self-Isolating there.  I will organise them roughly by subject-matter, starting … Continue reading

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