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Five Facets of Photography – Doreen Spooner

Doreen Spooner (1928-2019) was the first woman to work as a staff photographer on a Fleet Street newspaper during a forty-year career, mostly on the Daily Mirror. Spooner’s photograph of George Bernard Shaw won the British News Picture of the … Continue reading

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Five Facets of Photography – George Rodger

George Rodger was a founding member of Magnum Photos in 1947. He travelled to Africa and photographed of indigenous people of the Nuba Mountains, the Latuka and other tribes of southern Sudan, in 1948 and 1949.  The results are regarded as, ‘some of the most historically … Continue reading

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Five Facets of Photography – Germaine Krull

Germaine Krull (1897 – 1985) was an avant-garde photographer, political activist, and hotel owner. Her nationality has been recorded as variously European, though she spent many years in Brazil, the Republic of the Congo, Thailand, and India. She is one of a number … Continue reading

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Five Facets of Photography – Miwa Yanagi

Looking for someone to include as an example of the art/conceptual practice in photography, I found Miwa Yanagi. She is a Japanese photographic artist (b 1967) who examines self-image and stereotypes of women in contemporary Japanese society.  In her third … Continue reading

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Five Facets of Photography – Robert Peary

I’m putting together material for my U3AC course ‘Five Facets of Photography’ and discovering fascinating photographic byways.  I’ll share some of these in occasional posts. In 1891 Robert Peary lived with the world’s northernmost people, a community of Greenland Inuit … Continue reading

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