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Photography is not Art

Is photography Art?   There continues to be academic debate about this issue, for example, Cotton (2009) argues that it depends on the photographers motivations and working practices.   In the Guardian (5 September 2013) David Bailey puts it more simply: “Photography … Continue reading

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A Photograph is Visual Information

In our digital age information is visualised in a wide variety of ways.   We frequently see pie charts, histograms and maps with overlays of information.   A digital photograph is made up of pixels and broadly speaking more pixels means more … Continue reading

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When we take a photograph what do we possess?

Sam Jones’ first solo exhibition took place at An Tobar, the Tobermory arts centre, between 2 May and 28 June 2013.   I was fortunate to be in Mull during June and so visited the exhibition.   The title of the exhibition … Continue reading

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Photography as activism

A new exhibition in Leamington Spa by Josh King highlights the reality of life for the homeless.   In a series of well framed images he captures the essence of humanity in each person, in each face.   Particularly liked the portraits, … Continue reading

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