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Researching Architectural Palimpsest

Palimpsest “A manuscript or piece of writing material on which later writing has been superimposed on effaced earlier writing.” (1) “Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.” (1) “Architects imply palimpsest as a ghost – an image of what once was. In the built environment, this occurs more than we might think. Whenever spaces are … Continue reading

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Shooting Space

Most rough sleepers live in urban centres so urban spaces and architecture were an inevitable component of assignment 1. Too many of my initial photographs for that assignment were poorly composed and, as assignment 2, is taking me back to … Continue reading

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Late Photography

Foreword This essay is about how war photography has lost its place as the primary source of visual news images taken in conflicts and how this has contributed to a rise in late photography. In arguing that the war photographer in … Continue reading

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Exercise 1 (b) – Objectivity in Documentary Photography

Definitions The Oxford Dictionary defines objectivity as existing independently of perception which, in the context of photography, could be interpreted as an object, or the subject matter, must exist independently of the subject’s perception of it. In Photography (1) Stephen Bull offers … Continue reading

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