Presentation to Keynsham Photographic Society

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Last evening, I was privileged to be asked to talk at Keynsham Photographic Society. I shared some of the photographers that inspire me, and showed some of my own work, exploring related themes, and with their associated stories. It was great fun! I talked about Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), Robert Frank (1924), Saul Leiter (1923-2013), William Eggleston (1939) and Hioji Kubota (1939). …

Portrait “Shootout” with Digital Camera Magazine

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A few weeks ago, I was happy to be included in a “Shootout” on natural light portraiture, organised by Digital Camera Magazine. Ed Heffer was the other photographer involved, and the event was orchestrated by the affable and very knowledgeable Ben Brain, Editor of the magazine. The resulting article has just been published in the November edition. It was a lot of …