‘As soon as I finished school, I went overseas’, says Jess Brown. In 1998 at the tender age of 18, she was off to Europe. ‘I was using film and not shooting digital. I took a pack of film with me overseas and travelled around Europe. I just travelled and took photos for a year, which was great. I wouldn’t really walk around in my own city and take lots of photos, so it was good to be in a foriegn country where you didn’t have any inhibitions. I really started shooting.’

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‘As soon as I finished school, I went overseas’, says Jess Brown. In 1998 at the tender age of 18, she was off to Europe. ‘I was using film and not shooting digital. I took a pack of film with me overseas and travelled around Europe. I just travelled and took photos for a year, which was great. I wouldn’t really walk around in my own city and take lots of photos, so it was good to be in a foriegn country where you didn’t have any inhibitions. I really started shooting.’

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