Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 8 Introduction: Responses & Responsibilities

In response to this weeks task introductory task I have posted three images that have changed my outlook and altered my perspective and highlighted conditions that I didn’t’t entirely understand before seeing these images. The first image that I decided upon was included in this weeks presentation, the image of a drowned Syrian child the ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 5 Forum: Fascinating Looks

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 in photography, Typography, University | No Comments
Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 5 Forum: Fascinating Looks

My gaze is usually focused on people, I like to observe the way that they interact with one another, I also enjoy watching verbal and non forms of verbal communication between people. Whilst trying to understand the reasoning behind my photographic practice and attempting to find purpose outside of straightforward documentation of a moment, I ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 3 CRJ: Independent Reflection

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 3 CRJ: Independent Reflection

Tasks: Reflect on: Whether any of these ‘constructed’ approaches give you ideas to develop your own practice. After looking at and discussing the impact the photographer has on the results of the final exposure, I have been tasked with looking at my own work and identifying whether this consideration of the approaches photographers take to ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 3 Activity: False Indexes

  When taking a photograph at present my intention is to display and communicate the subjective, all of my current imagery is based around me showcasing things that are of importance to me. I want to use photography as a platform to communicate my views on subjects, although I have some control over how I ...

Informing Contexts PHO702: Week 2 activity a Question of authenticity

‘In the Photograph, the power of authentication exceeds the power of representation’. Joel Peter Witkin (2007) Night in a Small Town   Roland Barthes statement that the power of authentication exceeds the power of representation is an interesting statement I believe that Roland is stating that seeing an image gives it a validity a’truth’ regardless of ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 1 Activity: Informing Contexts

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in Inspiration, Journal, photography, University | No Comments

My photographic journey been with me completing a photographic unit whilst at University before purchasing my own camera and beginning to complete commercial work as a photographer. I have always enjoyed the act of observing and capturing the moment, and attempting to communicate my way of seeing things. My current photographic practice is mostly documentary ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 1 Forum: Where Am I Now?

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in Journal, photography, University | No Comments
Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 1 Forum: Where Am I Now?

After having completed PH701 positions and practice I am still in the process of understanding what I want from photography, I still find it difficult to categorise myself as a photographer. My photographic practice was initially driven primarily from commercial perspective the majority of my content was based around portraiture and wedding photography, with time I ...

Week 11 Project proposal

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 in Inspiration, Journal, photography, Typography | No Comments
Week 11 Project proposal

    The Windrush Generation: a photographic documentation Figure 1 Dorrel Antonio who Migrated to the UK as a teenager   RICHARD HAMILTON     My choice of subject for my research project and photographic portfolio is the Windrush generation. The Windrush generation is everyone who arrived to work in the United Kingdom from the ...

Week 10 CRJ: My practice

Posted on Dec 7, 2018 in Journal, photography, University | No Comments
Week 10 CRJ: My practice

My photographic practice is still in its infancy, which is unusual for someone who has been taking pictures for such a long period of time. But I feel as though I still deciding on content, direction and purpose with regards to my photography.   initially the reasoning behind my photographic practice was purely commission and ...

Week 9: thoughts

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 in Journal, photography, University, Visualization | No Comments
Week 9: thoughts

  My selected image was taken by Larry Clarke and is from the project ‘Tulsa’ Clarke an extremely successful photographer and film director captured these images of Tulsa in Oklahoma, America.   The series of images taken by Clarke show a variety of people, mostly degenerates, indulging in substance abuse, partaking in violent crimes or ...