Barrow At Night

Barrow at Night 25/11/2014 Looking across to #barrowinfurness    from #blackpool  beach at#night   #nightphotography   #longexposure  #longexposurephotography ISO 100 38 mm F 8 30 secs Also on http://500px.com/photo/90855145 https://www.facebook.com/StephenShawNaturePhotography http://instagram.com/StephenShaw_Photography

Why do Photographs like this excite me ?

What is it about images like this that excite me ? I came upon it whilst finishing Roland barthes camera lucida . Maybe its the fact that i am looking back in time at a dead man , condemned to death . I like the irony of this . I feel a sense of sympathy for him . I get an essence of what…

Vigilance !

Vigilance ! An image i took  in a homemade lightbox studio with a softbox of what i think is ” The Green Shieldbug ” (Palomena prasina) , #hemiptera #heteroptera , I think . Keeping its antennae clean to keep its senses sharp . #nikon  D5300   #tamron  ISO 200 90 mm F 40 1/125 SEC Also on http://500px.com/photo/86189787 https://www.facebook.com/StephenShawNaturePhotography http://instagram.com/StephenShaw_NaturePhotography https://twitter.com/BossXposure https://stephenshawnaturephotography.wordpress.com

Experimental Studio Shoot

Studio Shot of Carla Sofia Costa Neves .

Subliminally Repressed by a fast food takeaway !

Denotation on an image by phillip toledano . I decided to use some of phillip toledanos work which has only been brought to my attention today , but i find him very thought provoking and think he has some amazing images . Denotation . In this image we see a person stood upright , i think male , shrouded in what looks like a mac donalds burkha…

Joy

A developmental image for an assignment i am doing on joy and what makes me feel joy  . The following is how i came to the conclusion and eventually shot the image i did . I started thinking what is  joy at its most basic level . Joy is just a chemical  eg serotionin or dopamine . This is the only reason we feel joy…

Descriptive Writing .

This is a descriptive writing on one of my favourite images . I wont post the image but i will put a link to it , so then you can see how close your minds eye view is , from the description i give you , to the actual image . We have a middle aged mongol man with a weather beaten serious face sitting in…

Contextual Studies .

In contextual studies we were learning about Studium and Punctum from Roland Barthes book camera lucida . This is my reflection on this lesson . Studium . The component parts that the image is made up off , and how we relate to them in our our cultural lifetime experiences . The images meaning may differ from person to person due to this fact…