Whisky & Photography

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Had quite an interesting exchange on Facebook in the last couple of days, which started off with me posting a picture of one of my favourite Scotch Whiskies. It led to the idea of combining a print swap with a whisky tasting. Paul Clements: …  the idea came from the David Hurn exhibition. https://www.ffoton.wales/news-items/2017/5/david-hurn-swaps Paul Clements: It’s funny how ‘Whisky’ inspires …

Bill Jay – Occam’s Razor

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Bill Jay (1940-2009) is a favourite writer, partly because of his acute insight into photographers (as opposed to photography), but mainly because of his love of making things clear and writing in plain English. I am referring here to Occam’s Razor: An outside-in-view of Contemporary Photographer (1992). It ought to be on every photographer’s reading list, especially as it is …