Here are the contact sheets from the Auschwitz project. They really reveal inconsistencies in my approach to the portraits. I could excuse myself by complaining about the wind, rain and reluctance of the students to cooperate for any length of time as they were pretty uncomfortable, but ultimately I should have paid more attention to the distance from subject.
I’m not quiet sure how or why I…
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I must confess I hadn’t given The Holocaust much thought since a brief fascination immediately post-school. So when I found myself on a bus heading towards Auschwitz I didn’t really know what to expect.
I have been running a tour to Poland at the college I teach at for the past few years and this year, in accordance with student feedback on the previous trips (Auschwitz and so called ‘Holocaust…
‘All those young photographers who are at work in the world, determined upon the capture of actuality, do not know they are agents of Death’
There are a few times when reading philosophy makes me feel alive. Camus amuses me, Saramago delights me, Heidegger infuriates me (because I cannot comprehend it).
I began reading ‘Camera Lucida’ months ago and have been dipping in and out, reading and…