Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 2: Whose Image is it Anyway?

Posted on Oct 7, 2019 in Reflection | No Comments

  Appropriation – To take (something) for one’s own use, typically without the owner’s permission. “the accused had appropriated the property” This weeks task was to look at the Landmark Copyright Lawsuit Cariou v. Prince. This was one of the most important copyright cases of recent times in this it was determined that prince was ...

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 1: Forum – Research Methods

Posted on Sep 30, 2019 in University, Windrush | No Comments

My project, the Windrush Generation is a look at those who left the commonwealth and arrived in the UK to work between 1948 and 1971, in particular, those of Caribbean heritage. The research throughout this project has been varied and includes a look at the narratives involved with the migration of this diaspora and a ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 (After completion)

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  I have continued to attempt to find a few new sources for the project and have contacted a few day centres that have a large percentage of Windrush generation citizens. This message was sent out today hopefully I get a good response from someone  I’ll update this post with information if I receive a ...

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 12 Activity: a self-portrait

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 in photography, Reflection | No Comments

I wasn’t 100% sure of the best way to respond to this activity, I’ve enjoyed this module and feel as though I have learnt a lot I have had to respond to new challenges and felt a bit like a sponge absorbing new knowledge on a variety of topics that I otherwise would have spent ...

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 10: Independent reflection

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 10: Independent reflection

A photographer who I am currently looking at the work of is Boogie, he is originally form Serbia but is currently living in New York he concentrates on making pictures of the marginalised and those living on the fringes of society his work has been published in The New York Times, The Times, The Huffington ...

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 9: Independent Reflection

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Reflection, University | No Comments
Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 9: Independent Reflection

It has been difficult to focus entirely whilst working towards completion of this module for the last week and a half, whilst I have completed my oral presentation and work in progress portfolio being away from home (on holiday) and having young children to entertain has impacted my ability slightly to dedicate as much time ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8: Independent Reflection

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8: Independent Reflection

At present the primary way in which my photography is used is to document and share information, As a photographer I believe it is the responsibility of the photographer to share an image with an audience and it is the audiences job to interpret that image. The hope is that the subject captured communicates the ...