Desdemona

This past few weeks I have frequently been awoken by strange happenings coming from the cellar . It is mainly a noise that i hear , and it is not of any familiar earthly substance . After investigating numerous times I only find it stops or fades as I approach the cellar . Each time I have peered through the keyhole , and thought my eyes deceived me , after noticing a…

Freud . The Uncanny . A Critical Analysis . Part 1 .

Waking from a nightmare . Critical Analysis and Investigation . In freuds chapter “ The Uncanny “ in “ The Uncanny “, Freud seeks to find how in general studies “ the uncanny “ has been neglected and less written about than many other works relating to this quality of feeling . How is the uncanny this typical and most interesting domain of the…

Transhuman Rebirth

If we remove the need we have of each other with regards to procreation of our species in these impendingly close transhuman times , for instance sperm banks replacing men and artificial wombs would replace women taking the role of giving birth ( Or even cloning doing this job in the not too distant future ) , also maybe other futuristic ways would be invented…

Photography and Small Business Marketing

Marketing In Photography . We all need to be Earning money to carry on our practice to make it sustainable . So Learning the formula to exploit the system is a good idea . This is the process through which goods and services move from concept to customer . Marketing is the rounded process that covers the inception of a product or service . It is wise…

The Domestic and The Uncanny .

Showing my own use of the uncanny in some of my previous images below . One such is the ” Uncanny ” . There is no doubt that this belongs to the realm of the frightening , of what evokes fear and dread . Sigmund Freud Heimlich  . Belonging to the house , not strange , familiar , tame dear and intimate . Locus Suspectus…

Sonder

n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra…

The Heart Of A Lion ,

These are two images from a recent project of mine , which will soon be finished and put on my website . I focused on the different types of people living on a council estate , which is soon to be demolished , and all the residents being rehomed . My work shows an underlying cultural message from a group of normal working class people living together…

Desire ( Photography to me )

Burns like a thousand suns I saw and took this image whilst sat in my T4 on cleveleys promenade in Blackpool with my two young children whilst profoundly thinking about one of my deep passions ….. Photography . The sun was setting and it was very peaceful . I was parked up at the cove and taking polaroids of the kids . An overwhelming…

Got My Baby Back On the road

I finally managed to get my baby back on the road 🙂 . Very happy tonight . It has had 4 new glow plugs , a new cam belt  , a service with oil filter , airfilter , fuel filter and oil replace etc and new tyres . My mobile darkroom is under construction for my wet plate adventures and should be ready this…

I Am .

I love this shot its enigmatic mysteriousness has lots of unanswered questions . It was included in a project i am doing called ” I am ” . It is for a film project using medium format HP 5 Plus 120 shot on a kodak brownie . I enjoy the line angle and form along with the negative / positive areas of shape .