A Short Post Not About Whether Found Images Are Photography.

Stezaker has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 for his collages of found images. Get ready for grumbles from those that consider themselves Proper Photographers and Proper Photography to be all......

Ladies, you’re pretty artsy and creative, right?.

Ooh the 'Lady Carefree Elite' - wait, isn't that a brand of tampon?“PIX is a photography lifestyle magazine for......

Everybody Hurts.

Ken cries too; Men cry too – and we’ve got the pictures to prove it. Images of Putin with tears springing from his peepers at his recent re-election as president got me thinking about......

Not Ruining the Photo.

Recently I spoke at a conference about the American conflict in Vietnam. This was the first time I had presented a paper at a conference and it was interesting to receive responses after the......

Images of Sexual Violence (1): Saying Things Kept Silent, Showing Things Kept Hidden.

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye is a story about a young black girl in 1960s America who is sexually abused by her father. It’s beautifully written and painful to read – speaking fearlessly about the realities......

Abject Poverty / Object Poverty.

Presenting poverty is difficult, as is presenting suffering in general. To expose someone to the lens, and then to the wider world, in a moment of struggle or pain or fear, must be justified......