The Final Place

  My latest project regarding place is based on cultural taboos and fears and problems surrounding death and our society . So i have been documenting people who have been close to death . Pericardiectomy Or places associated with death . 2 Feet . Everything we do is subconsciously controlled by the thought of our own mortality . Our very culture was brought about…

Previous Connections

  Wherever you are for an hour a day Every 15 minutes Take one photo . Quick and instinctively . When you are home try to put them together into a series and think of a narrative . Don’t think about what you are doing too much just use what pops into your head . A sort of photographic stream of consciousness . Look…

A Weekend in Amsterdam

Ahhh Hallo …. Yesterday the elusive passport arrived and all the christmas supplies came early so I’ve been thinking about where to go for a bit of a wild adventure ( before I get to develop the 10 rolls 120 film I’ve been acquiring over the past 6 months and patiently waiting to look at with fresh eyes ) .   I thought paris as its definitely…

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…

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…

New ways of artistic expression .

I think it is important to be able to find new original concepts and ideas by which i can express myself . I feel a need and a desire to work and produce something new out of a feeling of great satisfaction when i have achieved something i feel is good . I want to find new ways to express my own feelings on current cultural trends or…

I was Thinking About Racial and cultural Issues .

I Do believe that nowadays an Intelligent person cannot be rascist . I myself think that anyform of rascism is an ignorant and terrible thing that should be forced out of our society . I also believe that a lot of rascism is caused by uneducated people who dont undestand or who feel threatened in some way and its not the colour of the…

Nostalgia .

Over the weekend i decided to work with  one of the six words from our main technical studio session assignment . I chose”  Nostalgia ” A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past . I used a small old fashioned victorian dollhouse for the set and played around with the camera angle and lighting to create the ghostly figure in the window longing for times…

My first image deconstruction .

My first image deconstruction .