Tag Archives: Stephen Shore

Charlotte Cotton: Something and Nothing (part 2)

When Cotton (1) moves away from still life to look at deserted landscapes she introduces a number of photographers whom I find much easier to understand and relate to. Richard Wentworth’s photographs of the signs and debris of the street are … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction

At the beginning of the fifth and last chapter of the course we are challenged with a series of questions regarding our photographic practice; Do you tend towards fact or fiction? How could you blend your approach? And, Where is … Continue reading

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A4 Research: Mark Power 26 Different Endings

When I first looked at Mark Power’s 26 Different Endings in March 2015 (here and here) I was primarily interested in how he approached composition and looking back now I realise how much I took from the way in which he gives … Continue reading

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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

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Joel Sternfeld: Stranger Passing

In an age when so much contemporary photography features flat, grey skies, deadpan, desaturated colours and pale, wan portrait subjects it is refreshing to review Joel Sternfeld, one of the early colourists, who along with William Eggleston and Stephen Shore, wrested colour photography … Continue reading

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A3 Research: Stephen Shore, Luzzara

I studied some of Stephen Shore’s Luzzara (1) photographs on line as part of my research for assignment 3 but have held off writing about them until the newly published book of the series arrived. There are only a small number of … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Un Altro Paese

Un Altro Paese – Montefino 2016 Twelve years ago I was working for an international company, travelling extensively, inhabiting bland contemporary offices, chain hotels, the latest best restaurant in town, motorways and airports communicating ceaselessly by mobile phone, conference call, … Continue reading

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