Week 4- 5, Commercial Work & Profile Project Development

Well, week 4-5 is all about networking and marketing, and, respectively to some degree I feel I have already covered this topic in my own practice and in the previous modules, in that I have been actively raising my profile with local exhibitions and networking with people in the barbershop business and …

Sustainable Prospects Week 3: Instagram, is it really the right tool for marketing Photographers?

Week 3 of my MA course we were asked to set up an Instagram account and promote our work or practice to varies audiences. “This week I want you to try and create and implement an Instagram strategy that you feel will help you reach future, potential clients (whether ad …

Sustainable Prospects Week 2 Part 2: Coursework & First Photoshoot for my main project

Week 2-second activity was thinking about the commercial aspect of our practice and the product and market that we wish to engage in. The activity outlined the following: A Mission Statement The Product The Market Well for me right now those three things are probably not the right things to be …

Sustainable Prospects Week 2 Part 1: Copyright, how do we know when an infringement has occurred?

This week is about business and the first activity was about copyright, moreover, how do we feel and deal with people who infringe our work as photographers.     In the case Patrick Carious vs Richard Prince (Boucher, 2017), the legal ruling is sound and true based on current copyright …

Sustainable Prospects Week 1 part 2: Our voice and our character

Week 1 Second activity we were asked to do the following… An interesting exercise that anyone can do is to take one photograph per day for a week. The idea is to be focused enough to only photograph what is absolutely necessary. What are the seven pictures that not only …

Sustainable Prospects Week 1 part 1: Where is my practice now and where could this be going?

Week one of module 4 sustainable Prospects, we were asked to provide information about our recent and past activities during the course as listed below.       Introduce the topic of your project       Introduce the area of concern or your angle       Summarise work made in previous modules       Describe the …

Sustainable Prospects Week 0 Part 3: project work

Continuing my work on my last Module of my MA in Photography, there was an opportunity to engage in more photography work and more people in the Barbershop industry as a whole. It was suggested by one of my tutors I have a go at entering a photography competition based …

Sustainable Prospects Week 0 Part 2: Reflections and project work

Part of my project strategy in this module is to engage much less in the course content and focus more on my own vision and not get distracted with long drawn-out discussions. This appears to have worked well with other students, and as long I can produce work which satisfies …

Sustainable Prospects Week 0 Part 1: Reflections and project work & feedback

My project about the art of barbering in Hong Kong and MA work was very heavy going in terms of workload during the last module term, and during my break,  so this blog entry is dedicated to my thoughts and reflection of my work from the last MA photography module …