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 ...

Week 8: Image format; film or digital?

Posted on Nov 24, 2018 in format, Journal, photography, University | No Comments
Week 8: Image format; film or digital?

Week 8 has encouraged me to think about format this has been a major issue throughout the initial stages of this course. My practice has always been about the image and the format has until now been a secondary consideration. 95% of my imagery up until this stage has been taken on a commissioned basis, ...

Week 7: creative restraint

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Journal, photography | No Comments

A number of Parameters impact my creative process my capability, my finances and equipment my confidence all f these things are the primary determining factors in the scale of my projects and the work that I undertake. Despite have access to a wide range of resources and facilities I am still limited by timeframe (Completing ...

Week 7 CRJ: serendipity

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 in Journal, photography | No Comments
Week 7 CRJ: serendipity

serendipity /ˌsɛr(ə)nˈdɪpɪti/ noun   the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” This weeks task is to reflect on the above question, is chance a key part of photography? The reference material referred to Brassai and his Paris by Night series of images this ...

Week 7 Peer Micro project

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 in Inspiration, Journal, photography, Uncategorized | No Comments
Week 7 Peer Micro project

  Alex Prager – 4:01 pm, Sun Valley and Eye #3 (House Fire). 2012   Metamorphosis   Find or acquire an object that is meaningless to you. Study it through photographing it. Destroy it. When adequately destroyed, Study it and photograph it again. Has anything changed? The task I undertook for week seven’s peer micro ...

Week 6: Oral presentation

Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in Inspiration, Journal, photography | No Comments

Preparation and completion of the oral presentation was a difficult task, whilst I knew what it was that I wanted to talk about and I ensured that I had completed adequate preparation for this. I still struggled when it came to the task of actually recording for this element of the assignment. The first problem ...

Week 5: Power and Responsibility

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Journal, photography | No Comments
Week 5: Power and Responsibility

‘If today “everyone is a photographer” then one question rarely asked is why’ [Photography the key concepts, David Bate, 2016] today it is easier than ever before to call yourself a photographer approximately ⅓ of the worlds population own a smart phone and as a result of this a camera that is with them at ...