Category Archives: Photojournalism

Waiting for Godard

The pen is mightier than the sword, they used to say, but nowadays the mightiest might well be the image. It’s likely that the Costa Concordia disaster will linger longer in the public imagination because of its ability to furnish … Continue reading

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But — who are you?

Who are you, our happy band of readers? Knowing one’s audience is a key tool of writing: the better you know your audience, the more subtle your jokes can be and the more concise your analysis. You can create a … Continue reading

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Panofsky come lately

We have been noting for some time the increased attention the New Yorker has given to neurological studies: the eminent Oliver Sacks’s great column ‘A Neurologist’s Notebook’, including articles on the ability (or inability) to recognise faces, on the relationship … Continue reading

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