In autumn 2009 I moved from Leeds to Lancaster for a doctoral research in the area of visual sociology.
At the same time I started this new photoblog… One photo per day.
It’s a way of comprehending things.
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"I am not a premeditative photographer. I see a picture and I make it. If I had a chance, I'd be out shooting all the time. You don't have to go looking for pictures. The material is generous. You go out and the pictures are staring at you."
"There are more people than I can imagine who even after the lessons of Winogrand and Friedlander, they don't get it. They respect their work because they are told by respectable institutions that they are important artists, but what they really want to see is a picture with a figure or an object in the middle of it. They want something obvious. The blindness is apparent when someone lets slip the word 'snapshot'. Ignorance can always be covered by 'snapshot'. The word has never had any meaning. I am at war with the obvious."
"I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs...
Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed."