Category Archives: Exhibitions

Diffusion Festival: Cardiff’s answer to Arles?

I made a dash from London to my hometown of Cardiff over the weekend, to see Diffusion, the inaugural Cardiff International Festival of Photography. It seems that no self-respecting city is without a photography festival these days – from Arles … Continue reading

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Permanent Error? Stezaker win splits photography down the middle

So the photo-artist John Stezaker has won this year’s Deutsche Borse Photography Prize. The result was announced last night at the recently re-opened Photographer’s Gallery in London. There’s been a predictably mixed reaction to the decision in photography circles, with … Continue reading

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Unexpected meetings at Les Recontres d’Arles

Having been a long-term, long-distance observer of the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival for many years, I finally fulfilled a long-held ambition to actually visit it in the flesh a couple of weeks ago. Admittedly this was a good few weeks after the … Continue reading

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24 posts later: a year of blogging on Developing Pictures

I just noticed that it’s almost exactly a year ago that I first set up Developing Pictures and posted to this blog. So, to mark this momentous anniversary, I thought I’d just share a list of the 24 posts that … Continue reading

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A little bit of history repeating? Some thoughts on Burke+Norfolk in Afghanistan

Simon Norfolk’s new exhibition at the Tate Modern, entitled Burke + Norfolk: photographs from the war in Afghanistan by John Burke and Simon Norfolk, has just opened this last week, and I thoroughly recommend paying it a visit (it’s actually free). … Continue reading

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World Photography Festival, Bruce Davidson and a wedding

This week is a big one for photography in London, with the opening yesterday of the World Photography Festival at Somerset House, the announcement last night of the winner of the 2011 Deutsche Börse Prize for Photography at The Photographer’s … Continue reading

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