Back to the Beginning

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As part of my MA, I was asked to review my earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? Thought I’d post my answers here. I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I …

Daido Moriyama – Record

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Daido Moriyama, when history is written, will be noted as one of the greatest photographers of his generation. Japanese photography has always interested me, even before we lived there. Yet it still seems under-appreciated in this part of the world. Witness Bystander┬átotally ignoring the Japanese Greats of Street Photography, marring an otherwise excellent history of the genre. A new book, …