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 ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 2 Forum: ‘Joywar’

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Surfaces and Strategies PHO703  Week 2 Forum: ‘Joywar’

  This weeks task was an interesting one, what would I do if someone were to redistribute my work, slightly altered but passed off as their own? My initial thought was that I’d be angry, seek advice on how to remedy this situation. However on further consideration I’d take it as a compliment ask for ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Activity: Place Over Time

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Activity: Place Over Time

I found this task to be very difficult rephotography whilst very interesting and relevant is extremely different to my current project which is based upon documenting conversations and opinions of the Windrush generation. I at first attempted to amend some of the colours in one of my current images to make it appear as though ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Webinar: Where are You At?

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Webinar: Where are You At?

My photographic project is titled The Windrush Generation  a Photographic Documentation, the images in the project are shot in a candid  manner and accompanid by a write up discussing the experiences of each of my subjects. The locations used in the project are extrmely important each of the locations is symbolic of the background, culture ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Forum: Looking Back

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703  Week 1 Forum: Looking Back

  I didn’t complete the holiday task, time constraints and a busy schedule meant that although I began shooting a subject (Petrol stations a true homage to Ruscha) I have yet to get these images processed and scanned. The image that I decided to scan and use is one of me as a child, the ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Feedback on my video presentation

Posted on Apr 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Informing Contexts PHO702 Feedback on my video presentation

Hi Richard, I enjoyed the playful use of music at the beginning, and your opening portrait. It was useful to hear about the history and description of your project, but I wonder whether one of your images, then a quote (your third slide from Sontag maybe or even a quote from one of your subjects) ...