Kev needs a new photographic keep fit regime that doesn’t hurt his knees, we chat about emotional images and how they affect us as the photographer, what we’d choose given a one camera one lens choice, we talk Zuckergate, secure logins and Twitter sharing. What is the age ceiling of wedding photographers and camera club competition judges, discuss!?! The book of the week is Sally Mann’s Hold Still and Peter Dench returns for part 2 of his conversation with Mullins. 

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Today’s guest is Peter Dench

Peter Dench is a UK based photographer, presenter, writer, author, educator and curator. 

Achievements include World Press Photo award in the People in the News Stories category and participation in the World Press Joop Masterclass. Football’s Hidden Story, a FIFA sponsored reportage comprising 26 stories across 20 different countries, received six global accolades. 

Solo books published include: THE DENCH DOZEN: Great Britons of Photography Vol 1; Dench Does Dallas; The British Abroad; A&E: Alcohol & England & England Uncensored. 

Written contributions have been commissioned for the New Yorker, Telegraph magazine and a number of photography journals. 

TV presenting credits include: What is it to be English? and Brexit Leavers’ Voices Burnley for Channel 4 News UK. 

Dench is a Visionary for Olympus cameras. 

Book of the week is Sally Mann Hold Still

This National Book Award finalist is a revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann.

In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann’s preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her.

Sorting through boxes of family papers and yellowed photographs she finds more than she bargained for: deceit and scandal, alcohol, domestic abuse, car crashes, bogeymen, clandestine affairs, dearly loved and disputed family land . . . racial complications, vast sums of money made and lost, the return of the prodigal son, and maybe even bloody murder.

In lyrical prose and startlingly revealing photographs, she crafts a totally original form of personal history that has the page-turning drama of a great novel but is firmly rooted in the fertile soil of her own life.

Some more stuff we talk about more this week

Helen Bartlett: https://www.helenbartlett.co.uk/ 

We talked about Gerald Ratner, : https://www.businessblogshub.com/2012/09/the-man-who-destroyed-his-multi-million-dollar-company-in-10-seconds/ 

The Accrington Stanley advert we mentioned

Mel DiGiacomo Video.
Garrett Hayes image from the Photo Competition we talk about in the show.

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