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 …

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 …

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 …

Russian Photography & Design Inspiration 19/03/2018 FMP

Russian Photography I began this blog searching for inspiration for book design ideas. I looked again at the British Journal of photography January 2018 edition, as a result of my visit to last years (2017) Alexander Rodchenko exhibition at the F11 Foto Museum, I was looking at the emerging Russian photographers described in …

Art Central Visit 29/03/2018 FMP

Art Central Visit 29/03/2018   Art Central 2018 – Video by Paul Peach 2018     Michael Wolf The next art event was the Art Central 2018 event in Hong Kong. The first photography work I noticed was that of Michael Wolf (WOLF, 2018), titled Tokyo Compression, Edition of 9, Flowers. As …

80’s, those were the days 26/03/2018 FMP

David Moore Photography work & Case study My MA photography course provided some case study interviews released for us to look at, I was advised to look at the interview and work of David Moore. Before I watched the video I had a look at David Moore photography works (Davidmoore.uk.com, 2018). …

Heritage PMQ Hong Kong Visit 20/03/2018 FMP

Old Town Walkabout & Photography Exhibition Well after a moving to a new place here in Hong Kong and recovering from some bug, I decided I was in need of some inspiration for my project. I began to search what events in Hong Kong I could go to this week related …

Book Design & Research 15/03/2018 FMP

Book Design As a result of my completed written project proposal, it was now time to look at book design, so I searched and trawled the internet and found some of the usual books on offer, then I found this book called Photographic Memory: The album in the age of …

Photography Project 17/02/2018 FMP

The Art of Barbering: Hong Kong Barbers in Transition’ Well, I finally completed my first of 4 assignments of my final project proposal for my MA in Photography. The first assignment was a written photography project proposal for my planned book design and research development and plan. This project plan will in effect …