Documentary and Portrait Photography

Documentary and Portrait photography and its importance on social/cultural representation and change .  Photography is a modern language through which I seek to find new ways to express knowledge , representation and communication . Langauge and photography , ( of which photography is its most recent and pure form ) , are both tools of immense power . To find new ways to wield…

Claremont Street

Critical Report  Claremont street .   Here we have a series of wetplate images where the author rowe has a central thesis where he is asking the viewer to contemplate anachronism 1 A thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned 2 The action of attributing something to a period to…

Photography and Sculpture in the 19th Century

  Early photographic discourse was expressed by representation of artwork in society and the means of still life . It consisted through the basic need and means of using and maximising on the techniques available to the photographer in this era . The long exposure times associated with early photography and the monochromatic look led individuals to focus their efforts on exposures involving still…

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…

Metro imaging

Today was a good day …… I have not stopped all day and am still rushing to complete various tasks so i will have to make this a very rushed post . We had a constructive critique and i enjoyed hearing some of the other students ideas a couple of which i really liked ( One seemed to be about how people and beauty…

Still life assignment module 403

Still Life: 6 Concepts : Joy ( Modernity) , Gender(feminism) , Reflection (culture) , Modernity (Futurism) . Nostalgia Thes are my final six still images developed around 6 chosen words of 9 available for the above assignment on my degree module 403 . Culture ( feminism ) . Joy ( Modernity ) Gender ( Feminism ) . Modernity ( Culture ) . Reflection ( Culture…

Critique

First Critique of Ians short 3 week assignment to show a wide range of cultural diversitys on lancashire , via a large mosaic of portrait shots  , for lancashire magazine . My first shoot was at a mosque in Blackpool and I took the images below . To develop this assignment i will take more shots like the first one shown in this post ….