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The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Category Archives: garry cook

Family photography has no place on a professional blog/website

It’s the biggest mistake I see by student or amateur photographers (who want to be a proper photographer*). Images, no matter how experimental or no matter how unoriginal, of the … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

An interview with Garry Cook

An interview I did Critically-reclaimed photographer Garry Cook is about to step into the unknown with his most superlative project to date. His reward-winning show is a ground-breaking theatre-based cross-platform … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Some Garry Cook photographic links

Most of my photography over the past 18 months has been occupied by long-term projects. Some are listed here. The two most significant are Palestiniana (2013) a book about the … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

WARNING: Poor quality images on this blog

This blog is now packed full of low-res images thanks to a Posterous > WordPress > Blogger import. Thankfully hi-res images can be found at http://www.gazcook.com but on this site … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Palestiniana, the book set for release

My story, with images, on Palestine is about to be released in book form and on Kindle. To find out more about it and to see some of the images, … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marlboro Nights, Come To Where The Smoking Was (looking back at the ban on smoking in public)

My six-week exhibition at The Continetal in Preston has just come to an end. Marlboro Nights the exhibition marked the fifth anniversary of the ban on smoking in public in … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Talking about smoking photographs at Redeye’s Hothouse

Redeye, if you didn’t know, is one of the UK’s leading photography organisations – or networks as it likes to say. It’s a national outfit but it just happens to … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment