February 25, 2019

My gaze is pretty firmly in the studio and with child portraiture. I am always drawn to historical photographs. Wishing I knew more about the people and how they lived and saw things, and what would they think if they were around today is the inspiration in a lot of my...

February 23, 2019

Who'd have known?

Webinar tutorial today with Paul,

A lot of this week has been trying to establish where I am in practice. What I want to say? What will they interpret it as? Or take an alternative viewpoint,

I’ve been looking at the word art a lot this week, and what is...

February 19, 2019

Words that jump into my mind when I think of America to name a few. The image app would only allow ten words.

Bangs

Faucet

Statue of liberty

Trump

Obama

Osama Bin Laden

Disneyland

Alligators

Twin towers

Broadway

Hollywood

Blues

Grand Canyon

Tornado

Eagle

White House

4th July

Sue Bryce

Ir...

February 17, 2019

Linda Hutcheon (2003: 117) thinks that contemporary photography 'exploits and challenges both the objective and the subjective, the technological and the creative’

I have to say I am trying hard to look on subjects from a positive angle, well I am doing my best to or I...

February 16, 2019

Without doubt I consider myself to be a farmer. I build my images from concept to print. Deciding how I will light it, composition, costume, who the model will be just for start. What am I trying to say? Well being frank, before I started the MA I had no reason why, I...

February 14, 2019

I took the images below along to the webinar this week to see what reception they would get. I feel I have actually found a place I want to be. One word Anachronism. It helps me play, allows me to lean on the creative side of my photography but also challenges me to se...

February 11, 2019

The more this module goes along the more I feel that I cannot trust images. The only thing I can guarantee is that the shutter closed at some point. You can’t even for sure say everything was in the image at that time due to post-processing. Only the photographer knows...

February 9, 2019

So where am I?

Great question. End of week two had had a huge impact on me. I am in one way even more up for the challenge, and in the other, whenever I have a webinar I get really confused where I am going, so sort of a rollercoaster ride going on.

So I began this modul...

February 5, 2019

A few words on the webinar tonight with John Angerson. I enjoyed looking at his work. So things Im taking away from that webinar.

  • Try for money from the Arts Council

  • Have no pre conceived ideas of what images you are going to take as you do better off the cuff.

    ...

February 5, 2019

In Camera Lucida (1980: 89) Roland Barthes states that 'In the Photograph, the power of authentication exceeds the power of representation'.

What Roland Barthes means and whether or not you agree.
The difference between 'authentication' and 'representation'.
How the con...

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