Final Major Project PHO705 Week 29: creative influences Endia Beal

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 29: creative influences Endia Beal

Endia Beal is an American based photographer and educator who has had a very positive influence on my working practices, her most identifiable project, Am I what you are looking for? Looks atrocious the discrimination and prejudices encountered by women of BAME backgrounds. Until very recently and still in many instances women of colour are ...

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 20: The Windrush generation; Critical Review of Practice (Pre submission)

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 20: The Windrush generation; Critical Review of Practice (Pre submission)

Work on The Critical Review of Practice has continued positively this week I had a meeting with module tutor Laura and this was extremely beneficial, I decided that I would like to include a few more informative facts regarding the events surrounding the Windrush to help create a more authentic picture of everything that occurred ...

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 19: The Windrush generation; Critical Review of Practice Part 2

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 19: The Windrush generation; Critical Review of Practice Part 2

  Introduction   This document provides a critical reflective look at my practice and the outward-facing element of my FMP, initially the outward-facing component of this project was to be an exhibition. I had already begun working through my Lottery funding application when due to Covid-19, the country was placed into lockdown. This unprecedented event ...

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 11: This Project

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 11: This Project

  This project began with me taking pictures of a Local Judoka at my daughters’ Judo club, he was friendly and approachable. His story was a fascinating one, As the project progressed the factors involved changed and began to be determined by reoccurring circumstances in the homes I visited I identified these factors to be ...

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 8: The book Structure and the process

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 8: The book Structure and the process

I have begun to plan out the layout of my book using mind mapping software to plan out a layout for my book and a discussion of the contents that I intend to include.    

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 6: The gallery space plan

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 6: The gallery space plan

I’ve been looking at different ways in which to present the work in the gallery and have used Sketchup to draft a vague layout plan of how I would like to exhibition space to look. I’m interested in large print sizes as I believe that this will be more impactful and help the audience to ...

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 5: Sidney & Sarah Mcluskey

Final Major Project PHO705 Week 5: Sidney & Sarah Mcluskey

The first shoot that I have completed whilst working on this module was with two people Sarah and Sidney Mclusky I arranged the shoot and arrived at the home of the couple for approximately 12 on a Saturday afternoon, Sarah was immediately very welcoming as she shuffled from her front room into the living room. ...

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 6: Independent reflection

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 6: Independent reflection

  This week we completed peer 2 peer discussions my group consisted of myself and James BelloriniThe discussion lasted for approximately 20- 25 minutes in this time we discussed a number of factors from the assignment and the progress that has been made so far on it. As we had no scheduled session this week I ...

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 3: Forum – Art & Commerce

I have worked as a photographer taking wedding and portrait images for from 2007, I also work fulltime as a lecturer of photography at a college in Birmingham. I got into wedding photography because I enjoyed it and felt the financial compensation for an activity that I enjoyed; made it worthwhile, I have since changed ...