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 .

Medium Format Portraiture

Portrait Images i took using medium format 120 film on a pentax 67 ” The Beast ” . For an anthropological analogue assignment called ” I am ” . I scanned the negatives onto a mac using the flextight software ( But left unaltered and as they are straight from the camera/negative ) and a flextight hasselblad scanner . An interesting light leak effect which was…

VINTAGE KODAK SIX-20 FOLDING “BROWNIE”

The Kodak Six-20 Folding Brownie was a viewfinder folding camera for making 6x9cm exposures on type No 620 rolls but can be re-spooled for 120 medium format . There were two models; the first was produced in the UK by kodak ltd from 1937-1940 and the second from 1948-1954 For my medium format portraiture module I used the mamiya 67b and the pentax 67…

Portraits

My Helmut Newton-esque Film – Noir Portraits . We were given an assignment to pick 1 of 6 images and then we commented on how it was achieved and which lighting was used . Then we had to go off and reproduce them technically . My images below were shot in the studio with 2 bowens gemini lights ,  an attached snoot  a honeycomb grid and…

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…

The GrandTheatre With Sean Conboy

Had a great day today at the grand theatre with Sean Conboy getting hands on experience and using hasselblad cameras and bronica lights and flash . I learnt a lot and gained confidence working in a large open space environment with lighting . Below is one of the images i took using the hasselblad h5d and bronica lighting .

I am .

Portraiture . Module 404 . We had a week off and i have been out numerous times to shoot portraits for module 404 assignment  “Portraiture on location” . I have also been researching new portraiture techniques and ideas that fit into the module and to improve my photographic skills . I love getting out and meeting great new and genuine people , this week…

The Darkroom in the eye .

Developing Reality The camera is such an important invention in the History of mankind . I compare it to the birth of the universe . The creation of reality , which just throws more questions instead of answers . The camera is a portable dark room ( our universe before birth ) that just lets a snapshot of momentary light into it to record…

Portrait

This is one of my developmental shots for module 404 involving portraiture . In this shot i  used a metz flash and a nikon D5300 with an old picture frame as a prop to develop my concept of memory and pride . In photoshop i did a frequency seperation retouch layer , a curves luminosity layer and dodge and burn with clone to add my finishing touches…

Lust

Working on a new assignment involving lust this is a developmental shoot i did today . Red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, lust and love. Lust is an intense desire. Lust could be exemplified by the intense desire for money, food, fame, power, or sex.Lust is an emotion…