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Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Photograph of the Month at the National Portrait Gallery

Check out this fantastic photograph of novelist Margaret Forster which has been chosen as February 2010 photograph of the month by the National Portrait Gallery in London. It was taken by Joanne O'Brien, a truly gifted photographer whose work has appeared in many forms including Across The Water, a groundbreaking book on the experience of Irish women emigrating to Britain and A Matter of Minutes, about Bloody Sunday. When she was working on a Home Office project six or seven years ago she had to produce a series of photographs about a day in the life of a court and she was short of a magistrate.  It was the only modellng job I've ever had...
You can find out more about Joanne and her work by clicking on the title of this post

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