Positions & Practice, Week 7 Module 1: Micro Commission creative photography Project Brief

My brief from one of my peers Street Food of Hong Kong – Photographer’s Brief Objectives An online travel magazine will be running an article on the street food scene of Hong Kong. They need some photographs to complement the article. The photographs may be used in their online magazine.  Ideally, …

Positions & Practice, Week 5 Forum: Towards an ethical practice

My response from MA question week 5 mod1. Write a brief statement or ‘manifesto’ that defines your purpose as a photographer: What are your responsibilities? Who are you answerable to? Who should answer to you as an image maker? Post your text (perhaps with an image, if you wish) of …

Positions & Practice, Week 4 Forum: Re-thinking Photographers

Question from MA mod1 week 4. Write a brief post to the forum, describing:  what you think non-photographers make of professional photographers – what are the conceptions and misconceptions? I’m not sure what is the meaning of none photographers? If that means someone who has no knowledge of photography then, …

Positions & Practice, Week 2 Multiple Media & Interdisciplinary Practices: Other than Photography

My own practice of photography is still very much a never-ending work in progress and I am the most critical person of my own images, however I have to say in advance I am influenced by so many experiences and life events including in some cases other types of artistic practices and images …

Positions & Practice, Week 1. The Global Image

Fig. 1: Chow 2011. The Poverty Line Photograph This photograph taken by Stefen Chow is part of a collection of images based on a concept to show the different cultural staple foods in the world that are affordable, based on world poverty line indicators. Stefen is the co-founder of ‘The Poverty Line’(Hong Kong …