Annie Leibovitz Portraits 2005-2016

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I have always enjoyed Annie Leibovitz‘ work, and in the past few days enrolled in her online Masterclass. It was most interesting, and I learnt lots of things about how she creates portraits. Her job is to understand the subject, and create a portrait which brings that understanding alive. Her job is not just to put the subject at ease. …

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). …