Surfaces and Strategies Week 9-10,11: Progress on Exhibition and Workshop and Book update

My Workshop and Exhibition plans and implementing them are in full swing. My workshop is done I am just waiting for feedback from them, but one has already booked some more workshops with me. Regarding my project, this workshop has been a good experience, and while giving others the chance …

Week 8 Activity: Workshop plans

    Vintage Camera weekend Workshop  I will plan a small workshop to allow 2-3 people to experience the process of taking pictures with my old vintage reflex camera’s, and using vintage lenses on modern digital camera’s, this is a one to one lesson session based activity at the learning …

Surfaces and Strategies Week 7 Part 2: Publication/Book Creating and strategy

In week 7 we were asked to produce a second dummy of our work in progress book about of our project. As I was working on this activity, I took some time out to look at The Photobook. A history. Vol. III (Parr and Badger, 2014,p.153) I like the cover …

Surfaces and Strategies Week 7 Part 1: Publication/Book Creating and strategy

During week 7 of my MA in Photography, we were asked to produce a dummy setup of a book based on our project. Step One: Bring together all visual material related to your project so far. Step Two: Put them up on a wall or similar surface Step Three: Take a photograph of …

Surfaces and Strategies Week 6: Work in Progress exhibition guidance

Week 6 first activity, was to post a picture of some alternative exhibition places ‘alternative spaces’. I could not find any whacky places as such; I thought I would post this. I took this picture during this module and I did think to myself self if the authorities were happy to …

Project work & research continued: Barbershop photo shoot 4

My research continues with a look at Paolo Pellegrin’s work from the Magnum website(Pellegrin, 2006) and from the book Photography Masterclass (Lowe, 2016). The picture below is of civilians in Tyre, after fleeing their villages in southern Lebanon. The photograph has many different layers and textures and great depth. Low writes about …

Project work & research continued: Barbershop photo shoot 2-3

Continuing with my research and project work I began to look at the way film photographers selected images, so I looked at the Magnum contact sheets book (Lubben, 2017), which is about film photographers own selection process from their rolls of film negatives, which are mostly black and white. It’s interesting to …

Project work & research continued: Barbershop photo shoot 1

Having accumulated some new working strategies from the previous weeks of my MA in photography, I now needed to put this into practice. Before I began this work, I reflected further on the work of other photographers and their working methodologies to see if I could incorporate this into my work. …

Surfaces and Strategies Week 5: Introduction to Curator Roles, Exhibition, Publication & Workshop

As well as the introduction to the weeks ahead on the MA Photography course we were asked if 3 volunteers would like to be part of a team of Curators of the student’s group Exhibition work in progress in August 2017. I was asked to volunteer by a group of …