David Hurn – A Life in Pictures

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Just finally catching up with the excellent documentary on David Hurn from the BBC. It only has a few hours left to be available – and outside the UK it can’t be viewed. So here is a version from dailymotion:  The video gives great insight into David’s working practices, and especially his ability to engage at an emotional level …

Intimacy

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‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ Bill Jay, Occam’s Razor, 1992, pg 18 I wrote a piece on ‘preciousness‘ in art and photography a couple of weeks ago. Now, I want to address something even more important to my future …