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 ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 12: Independent reflection

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 12: Independent reflection

This module along with the other two modules that I the completed has been very interested I have enjoyed workshops with my tutor Laura N and benefitted from being able to see the work of others. The feedback and recommendations from Laura and my peers have given me confidence in the direction of my project ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 11: Independent reflection

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 11: Independent reflection

  The feedback that I have received thus far on this module has been positive and some of the advice that I have been given by Laura N has been extremely useful, one of the ideas that I am considering implementing is the use of objects, surfaces, textures and other things of cultural significance form ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 9: Workshop second attempt

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 9: Workshop second attempt

Based on feedback from my first attempt at a workshop I had to go back to the drawing board. I wanted to ensure that the workshop was relevant and enabled the people engaging in it learnt something about my project and documentary photography as a whole. The idea that I went with for the workshop ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8 Activity: Teaching

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8 Activity: Teaching

Of the options given I have decided to go with the workshop activity, as this is an area with which I am very familiar and something that is easily accessible. The major issues with completion of this activity is the age range of those who will be participating in completion of the activity this will ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 6 Activity: Models

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 6 Activity: Models

  The gallery loads very slowly but it does work please be patient! I’m still in the process of looking at a variety of locations to eventually exhibit the images one of the locations that I am interested in is the MAC centre in Birmingham https://macbirmingham.co.uk/ which has both a gallery and a small hallway in ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 4: Independent Reflection

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 4: Independent Reflection

  This weeks tasks have been very interesting, however time has had a major impact on how timely I have been able to be with regards to a timely completion of some of the elements of the work. The format used for submission I have found to be extremely difficult as working as an educator ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Forum: Collaboration or Participation

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Forum: Collaboration or Participation

For my project ‘The Windrush Generation’ I interact with people in their environment this requires a large amount of cooperation and although I document the subject my role is more participatory; as pose, location and essentially all major visuals are predetermined by the subject and not me. The aim when working as a documentary photographer ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Presentation 1: Learning with Others

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Presentation 1: Learning with Others

When thinking about my own research project the reasons behind the choices I have made and the overall purpose of the images I have captured both my view of the subject and the subjects own ideas of how they are perceived are of the utmost importance. Susan Sontag is quoted as saying “To photograph is ...