Alternative Facts

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The PhotoBath Collective is planning an exhibition in September this year called “Alternative Facts”. It is not meant to be about solely today’s political arguments on the issue – though that could be included. Rather it is meant to allow the photographer to depict a situation which may not be exactly as it seems. I have been playing around with a few …

Dorothea Lange – Inspiration

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I have been asked to make a short presentation to the PhotoBath group on an image that has always inspired me. It actually didn’t take long to decide that it was Dorothea Lange‘s photograph taken during the Great Depression, in California (Nipomo), in 1936. It is generally known as “Migrant Mother“. Dorothea was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to document the impact of federal programs in …