Monthly Archives: April 2016

Assignment 2: Self Assessment

Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills At a technical level there are a number of weaknesses in this series; for example Fig. o1 would have been more striking if I had used daylight flash and underexposed the background and I am concerned … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Two Fortunate Men

The Brief The objective of assignment 2, “Visa Versa” is to create a themed body of work that mixes portraits taken outside on location (street) and inside (studio). As well as including inside and outdoor shots I have used the idea … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Subject’s Feedback

As previously mentioned after the first shoot at each farm I shared a selection of prints with Greg Kellaway, his wife Jen and their daughter Lara. Lewis their son and the second subject of the series was on his own … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Contact Sheets and Selection

Over the course of three days I took around 1,500 photographs on the Kellaway farms so the editing and selection process has been lengthy. As the assignment calls for five photographs there is no scope to include any contextual images … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Process and Preparation

Initial Ideas As previously mentioned I initially envisioned assignment 2 to be a series strongly referencing Julian Germain’s Every Minute …. (reviewed here), Kaylynn Deveney’s The Day-to-Life of Albert Hastings (reviewed here) and Nigel Shafran’s various portrait series of his wife Ruth (reviewed here) but my subject … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 Research: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

It is rare for photographs to be published in total isolation from text whether it be hashtags, blogs, captions, cutlines, essays, artist statements, articles, news stories, words inside the frame or in books; the relationship between words and pictures is a subject in its … Continue reading

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Alternative Same Background Different Model Exercise

Groups of people are often labelled as a single entity; the crowd, the audience, a rally, a march, the team and we often view them in that way, seeing the crowded pavement as one organism without consciously identifying the individuals within the … Continue reading

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