Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 1 Activity: Informing Contexts

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

My photographic journey began 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 ...

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 10 Activity: Communicating Your Practice

Posted on Dec 7, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Week 10 Activity: Communicating Your 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 ...