Tag Archives: Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre

A4 Research: Photography in the Digital Age

Photography has always had an unavoidable, arguably symbiotic relationship with science and technology; the development of processes to capture light and fix an image on substrate materials parallels scientific and technological advancement whilst scientists and technologists have been prime users … Continue reading

Posted in Assignment 4 - Image and Text, Research & Reflection | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Pose

Reading Susanne Holschbach’s’s essay The Pose: Its Troubles and Pleasures in Street and Studio (1) began a chain of thought about the evolution of the pose in portrait photography. In the nineteenth century photographic practices, especially in portraiture, were a continuation of the, … Continue reading

Posted in 2 - Aware, Research & Reflection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Nineteenth Century Photographic Portraiture

Graham Clarke highlights the challenge ahead; “the portrait in photography is one of the most problematic areas of photographic practice. At virtually every level and within every context the portrait photograph is fraught with ambiguity.” (1) Even before we can … Continue reading

Posted in 1 - Historic Photographic Portraiture, Research & Reflection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments