Associate RPS October 2018 & Gallery

Wanted to share some of my images from my Royal Photographic Society Gallery taken from my ongoing book titled Hong Kong Barbers: Grooming Evolution and my recent award from the Royal Photographic Society   RPS Paul Peach Gallery http://www.rps.org/member/profile/paul-peach ARPS Associate Royal Photographic Society Distinction Award http://www.rps.org/regions-and-chapters/regions/headquarters/blogs/2018/october/associate-exemptions-october-2018     Source: …

Final Major Project Reviews & Critique summary & Looking Ahead 22/08/2018

Final Major Project Reviews & Critique summary & Looking Ahead A final review and critiques of my online book Hong Kong Barbers; Grooming Evolution The last few weeks of my study at Falmouth University I have shown my penultimate draft version of my book via, an online 3D flipbook to varies groups of …

Another PDF Book Critique & Future plans 30/07/2018 FMP

Book Review & Plans I managed to meet Frank Lau,  who is a Visualizer Group Head at zooallies.com, with over 26 years in the creative advertising industry. I decided to ask Frank if he could review my work, as this was someone who I had not met before and I was interested …

F11 Foto Museum Visit & Peer Reviews & Critique 22/07/2018 FMP

F11 Foto Museum Visit I was invited to visit the F11 Foto Museum in the Happy Valley area of Hong Kong by local Photographer Wing-Lun Cheung and fellow student whos now focusing on the life of homeless people. This photo exhibition by Lars Netopil from Wetzlar, Germany, a consultant to Leica Camera and Vice …

Driving force in mens Grooming, Renaissance man or Metrosexual? 10/07/2018 FMP

Men’s Grooming Industry My Photography of barbershop life is underpinned by the driving force in men’s grooming which from all accounts is booming (The Barber magazine, 2018) “The trends for moustaches and beards has breathed fresh life into barbering, and the new salons really reflect this with their decor and philosophy of lifestyle and …

Book design layouts development 01/07/2018 FMP

Book design layouts development Finally got most of my images into my InDesign book template. Well since my last draft I have made some more changes to the layout and removed some images and added others. The most significant changes are in the last section with interviews and some missing chapters. Besides …

Photo Selection for main book content 06/06/2018 FMP

Photo Selection process With only half my book content completed, I needed to do some selection processing of each barbershop to start to get them into my book for layout design testing, so I printed out most of my photos I wanted to look at after my initial digital selection …

Second draft layout 14/06/2018 FMP

I finally started to work on the layout of my book after making a rough selection of 5 sections, which is only about half the content so far. I will divide each section or theme with a full spread with some graphic or illustration or photograph or film still to allow the …