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 ...

Week 4 CRJ: Micro project

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Week 4 involved the creation of a Micro Project, The subject for this was entirely dependent on the group. I found this task to be extremely difficult, finding time to speak to my peers and finding time to go out and take images is something that I struggled with greatly. I used my lunch break ...

Week 3 CRJ:Manufacturers and Developers

Posted on Oct 15, 2018 in format, Journal, photography, University | No Comments
Week 3 CRJ:Manufacturers and Developers

Ever changing technology has and continues to have a huge impact on society, our interactions, and the value of content created by this technology. As discussed this week the Shot on iPhone advertising campaign showcased a series of outstanding images taken by different people/ photographers on their smartphones. Each of the images displayed was visually ...

CRJ Week 3:Rethinking photographers

Posted on Oct 14, 2018 in Journal, photography, Visualization | No Comments
CRJ Week 3:Rethinking photographers

The topics covered this week were extremely interesting and forced me to think about a subject that regularly becomes a topic of discussion for me. What is it that makes a photographer? In addition to studying this course I also lecture photography at an FE college in Birmingham, many of the students who attend this ...

CRJ week 2 reflection

Posted on Oct 5, 2018 in photography | No Comments

What has challenged you? This week has been interesting the tasks differed greatly from those given in week 1 and this forced me to work outside of my comfort zone. When reading the second weekly task my initial response did not include any imagery to support my point it wasn’t until afterwards that I expanded ...

Positions and practice: Thought processes and planning week 2

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I have now began to work towards reflecting on my current practice and consideration on approaches to my initial project proposal. Week 2 task In preparation for your webinar, post a short explanation to the forum below of what discipline(s) you feel photography of any kind has a particularly interesting or relevant relationship to. In my opinion photography ...