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Photofusion Crowdfunding Campaign – Simon Norfolk Hidden LondonWalking Tour

June 10, 2016


As part of the crowdfunding initiative aimed at keeping Photofusion going see here, I pledged some money. My reward was to take part in a Hidden London Walking Tour organised by Simon Norfolk. Yesterday was the appointed day for the walk and it was great fun and highly educational. Simon had fixed up for us to visit the […]

Lifting the Curtain – Photographic Influences

October 22, 2014


As a photographic work, ‘Lifting the Curtain’ is multilayered. At its heart it is essentially documentary. The photographs record the urban landscape of East London as it is today but also evoke as sense of the past, revealing remnants of older phases of urban development mixed in with present day architecture, signage and  ‘street furniture’. It is also a […]

Antique Black and White Version of Video

November 5, 2013


One of the projects I have to complete for YOP concerns using Photoshop’s channel mixer to alter the mood of a digital black and white image. I plan to use some images from my East End work for this project. However, rather than randomly playing with the colour sliders on the channel mixer I have […]

Always Follow Ur Dreams!! Latest work and Test Video Format

November 5, 2013


One of the key factors I need to consider with this project is how I will show text along with the images. There are many options. So far in presenting the work I have included the text as a side panel alongside each photograph.  This option is quite common. For example it is the style […]

First Draft of Proposal for Critical Study

October 31, 2013


This post contains the text of the first draft of my proposal for the Critical Review I have to undertake as part of Photography 3: Your Own Portfolio: PROPOSAL FOR CRITICAL REVIEW The Photography 3: Your Own Portfolio course calls for the student to carry out a critical review based on researching a particular photographer […]

YOP – Plan of Study

October 31, 2013


I prepared an outline plan of study or Learning Contract for discussion with my tutor Sharon. We discussed this the other day and this post sets out my plan of action as agreed with Sharon. Having recently completed the Advanced module that is in effect an open book my initial reaction to the course notes […]

Thoughts on the cultural significance of landscape

January 14, 2013


I have yet to enrol for Photography Your Own Portfolio which would be my last module on the OCA degree course. I expect to do so in a few months time and hope to complete the course by the middle of next year. Through research and reading I’ve been gathering ideas which could be of […]