Negative Traces

mickyates Art, B&W, Cambodia, Colour, Documentary, Falmouth, Graphic design, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Traces, Travel Leave a Comment

As some of you know, in my MA I am working on Cambodian ‘Unfinished Stories”. The impact of the Genocide of 1975-1979 is still, in many ways, hidden. It is visible only in traces, both physical and psychological. My project is not about the Genocide per-se, but it does need to contextualise that terrible event as it sits in the …

Intimacy

mickyates B&W, Cambodia, Colour, Documentary, Falmouth, MA, Masters, Photography, Portrait, Street, Street photography Leave a Comment

‘… 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 …