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…

Diana Arbus Nudists .

I chose The Nudists by Diana Arbus to write 200 words on . ” You think you’re going to feel a little silly walking around with nothing on but your camera. But that part is really sort of fun ” ( Diana Arbus, 1972 , An Aperture Monograph , P 2 ) This quote by Diana arbus makes me wonder if she was also…

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…

My first image deconstruction .

My first image deconstruction .

New assignment

Reflecting on todays work .

Studium and Punctum

Today we had our contextual studies lesson and in was mentioned Studium and Punctum . I am extremely excited about coming up with some great ideas for punctums in my future shots Anyway , i will try and reflect on the lesson and do a short write up on what these two ideas are . 1. Studium . This is the overall sense of…

Semiotics

Our first critical studies lecture mentioned semiotics so i thought it would be wise to do a bit of research . I will do a short write up now and maybe add to it at a later date . I know that semiotics is the study of signs but i started thinking that surely there is a lot more to it than that ….