Instagram 4 months ago posted one of my images from Trading to Extinction, it amazingly reached over 435,000 likes (and still rising) - the power of social media is quite incredible. However its a double-edge sword; one must be careful on what one reads, but more importantly, what one feeds the beast. I’ll be posting images from time to time on Instagram, so if you’re on Instagram, and you’re interested in following Patrick Brown's work, share the link if you want…..
The first time I traveled with Jack Picone was back in 2001when fighting broke out between the Shan State Army and the Burmese Army, which had spilled over into the town of Mae Sai; and Jack and I headed north to see what was happening. Here’s a few images from that trip Burma border Since then he has become Dr Jack Picone, with a PhD from Griffith University. Last week he asked me to take a portrait of him, with his lovely newly acquired Polaroid Land Camera, using Fuji FP-3
When I first saw Kitra Cahana work, I was quite simply blown away. What Kitra articulated was refreshing. But what stood out for me was her sense of how to get close to her subject at the age of 17. In this MediaStorm film her final comment is that she feels she has only just found her photographic voice, I can’t even beginning to imagine what her voice is going to be like a few years time. If you’re into photograph this is a must see film…. Blurring the line between subjects