"I agree the tree evidence is important, I will only note three things. One, the gentleman standing next to the tripod has a similar build and beard to Fenton, and Fenton did take portraits of officers either standing or mounted right outside the…"
"Interesting topic. Ansel Adams wrote that it's not a photograph until its printed. The premise that physical photography is a closed set seems to me very debatable. For example, an hour from now I have to go and collect some framed prints from…"
"Reading your post, Roger, prompted me to join this blog. I agree with your view that Fenton did not intend to or indeed capture "the futility of war" in his images taken in the Crimea. For example, The Valley of the Shadow of War came…"