April 26, 2019

What a roller coster ride this module has been. From the starting blocks I had a lot of self doubt, a common occurrence with me, but this module has challenged me big time! I still feel I would have benefitted more from the earlier modules if this was in say number two...

April 18, 2019

I have been thinking about how much my images are not a representation of the truth and are there any? Because when we view a photo we think we know the truth but in reality we are alienated from the truth anyway as you don’t know what the photographers intentions were...

April 11, 2019

Without fail, every video or anything I do that requires sounds has a lovely background hum of a fighter jet going over my house. So after a few retakes I decided it was to stay.

Putting together the video for peer review I actually found harder than for tutors as the t...

March 17, 2019

I think to start with I must say I am not deluded or led a sheltered life but on the other hand, refuse to have constant distressing images thrown at me on a daily basis especially when there is not a thing I can do about it. This last presentation should have come wit...

March 17, 2019

I for one have grown up with Nat Geo on the table, it was I guess pretty instrumental in my interest in all things flora and fauna as well as my interest in other cultures. Without the internet as we have to today, there weren’t many forms of alternating opinions to go...

March 14, 2019

A really diverse subject but to skim the surface.

Looking at the ways that we disseminate photographs today is a bit of minefield. I feel after looking at various practices that it all comes down to the individual preferences, styles and desires. Often with restrictions...

March 8, 2019

I started the day with a nervous excitement and a little heavy head, Malbec induced from the social last night. I have never so much as touched a 5 x 4 camera never mind used one, fears of dropping it where pretty high. As Jesse and Gary gave a very detailed explanatio...

March 6, 2019

Nothing like a guilt trip to get a gaze out of you.

This advertisement was one of many created for Amnesty to highlight some of the most troubling issues the current times at that time, Child Poverty. The image forces a gaze, not through appeal, but through pity, it is...

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...

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