• “The operator is the Photographer. The spectator is ourselves.” Page 9, Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida. • “I wanted to explore it not as a question (a theme) but as a wound: I see, I feel, hence I notice, I observe, and I think.” Page 20, Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida. • ‘The Photograph becomes “surprising”Continue reading “Quotes & Notes Typed Up.”
Some considerations that I have to take into account in my style of photography is primarily how I represent people. I am currently working on a project (one of the first times I’ve ever explored this) focusing on myself and representing certain things that I feel, whilst trying to convey an invisible illness to people.Continue reading “Week 5: Reflection”
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This week, we were given the task of finding students and getting into groups to create a collaborative project. I paired up with Becca and we created some work orienting around her mental health, and her feelings during the week of the collaboration. We primarily started off with some mobile images, which Becca took earlierContinue reading “Week 4: Reflection”
The theme of the project is imagery orienting around mental health and emotions that the lady I’m paired up with has been experiencing. Whilst she did self-portraits, I tried to show a more external view, as this is something that also relates to my own project in progress. A summary of the images is: AContinue reading “Collaborative Shoot”
I’m undecided about this shoot. I mainly experimented with motion and the notion of the uncanny. I wanted the images to have a subtle motion blur, to add a bit of disruption to the images. I also experimented with a net curtain, to add a veil between myself and a subject, but I think IContinue reading “First shoot”
The presentations made me realise that there is a stigma towards certain genres of photography. The photographer is seen as eager, emotionless and solely set on getting the ultimate shot, regardless of what this means for others (particularly subject matter). As highlighted in the first presentation, there were a selection of films highlighting the voyeuristicContinue reading “Week 3: Reflection”
I have found that the ideas discussed have surprised me, as I was not aware of the complexity of moving image! I am wanting to experiment more with moving image and trying to work on my own editing skills to create a seamless video. As stated in the presentation: “A single photograph, on the otherContinue reading “Week 2: Reflection”