On the recommendation of my tutor, I picked up a copy of Photography: A critical introduction by Liz Wells. Not far into it but really like it. One quote caught my eye by Oliver Wendell Holmes that made me think about the work covered so far in the course and how we approach photography. Every … Continue reading Photography: A Critical Introduction by Liz Wells
A thread to collect J. G. Ballard quotes. I bought a book of his quotes and realise if I don't make an effort to document the ones I like I will spend hours flicking through the book later trying to find things.. ------------- This reminds me of the quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, skinning the … Continue reading J.G Ballard Quotes
I bring this work over from my previous course as I intend to continue my research into Henrietta Shore and Edward Weston, particularly as it relates to the iconic image of a nautilus shell shot by Weston in 1927. I was interested in emulating this image and attempting to capture the inner glow that emanates … Continue reading Edward Weston – Nautilus shell
The work of Ugur and his photomontage came up on my Facebook feed, really striking images and clever use of juxtaposition to highlight disparity in social conditions across societies. Ugur Gallen ‘Ugur Allen’. 2020. Ugur Gallen [online]. Available at: https://www.instagram.com/ugurgallen/ [accessed 7 Nov 2020].
Christian iconography and where it ends up, Pawel has collected images of objects adorned with one form or another of christian icons. Rather than the church benefitting from the sale of relics its street sellers peddling tat, fascinating project. Pawel Jaszczuk JASZCUL, Pawel. 2017. ‘¥€$U$’. [online]. Available at: https://www.paweljaszczuk.com/U [accessed 5 Nov 2020]. JOSEPH, Lew. … Continue reading Photos of Jesus’ Face on Cheap Plastic Junk
Feeling guilty for not getting underway with my contextual research/development log. Writing up the course and project work has kept me very busy last 3 weeks. I am interested in all forms of artistic expression and intend to post here work I find interesting, insightful and relevant to my personal development as a photographer and … Continue reading Ten kinetic sculptures by Anne Lilly