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BBC photo contest

September 3, 2006 Leave a comment
My girlfriend Jen urged me to enter some shots into a photographic contest the BBC is running in which you can win £400 towards covering the news story of your choice. 

The contest is divided into rounds, each round having a particular theme. The current theme is “Look Up”, so this arvo I submitted the following shots…

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An exhibition of possibilities

September 2, 2006 Comments off
I just got back from viewing a photographic exhibition of Lewis Morley’s work. Mr Morley is responsible for a famous image of Christine Keeler, a woman at the centre of a huge political scandal in the UK in the 1960s.  

Listening to Mr Morley speak of his career via DVD presentation was quite inspiring, as was seeing his reportage work. He also spent quite a while as a fashion photographer, and I was envious of his ability with portraits (particularly this one). I could see some similarities between his reportage pics and some of the street stuff I’ve done.

All in all, rather a good day for photography.