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Women and Landscape

May 29, 2013

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I have started to think about what I plan to focus on during my YOP course. I have made a significant investment in Portraiture during the Advanced module and there is lots more to learn and explore. I plan to continue to work in this genre for YOP. I am currently finishing off my Understanding […]

Philip Lorca diCorcia

January 27, 2013

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Philip Lorca DiCorcia was a reference for my Museums work. Specifically I quoted his Streetworks and  Heads series (Simpson 2007, pp 46-63) , both of which are candid portrait series shot in the streets. DiCorcia work stands out from most other candid street portraiture because he used remote flash guns  to illuminate and isolate his subjects. The Heads portraits […]

Influences – 10 key photographers

January 10, 2013

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Following on from the last post I have been reflecting on which photographers have most influenced my work since I began the Advanced course just over a year ago. I have identified 10 photographers who have been very important to my development.  I want to make sure that my blog properly reflects my thoughts these […]

Critical Review – outline of intention and photographers/work to be reviewed

September 27, 2012

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As part of my Advanced studies I have to prepare a critical studies text within my chosen genre – in my case portraiture. The exact description of the work in my  Advanced Learning Contract is as follows: “Contextual Studies Text: 2 – 3000 words, illustrated and fully referenced.  Define the areas of interest for your […]

Museum Portraits Update

February 25, 2012

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I have continued to work on my Museums project, which is a series of candid portraits of people looking at exhibits in London’s museums. The idea is to capture people in moments of reverie whilst gazing at exhibits. My aim is to make photographs which are sympathetic to the subjects whilst capturing the engagement between […]