Hulu Wigmen

Enjoying the moment

mickyates Asia, Family, film, FilmIsNotDead, Nikon, Papua New Guinea, Photography, Travel 0 Comments

I have been gradually going through my library of 35mm slides, a collection over 20,000 strong, and going back to the 60s. Whilst a little daunting and very time consuming, I must admit to really enjoying the process. My latest series is from a Papua New Guinea visit in 1994, with Ingrid and our 6 children. Dan, our youngest, was …


Dorothea Lange – Inspiration

mickyates B&W, Photography, Social development, USA 0 Comments

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 …