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Urban Artists at Work – final shoot and new version of video

April 5, 2013


Yesterday I spent the day with a group of artists working on a collective work at Leake Street near Waterloo in London. It was very cold….still warming up. This was my final opportunity to shoot images in time for submitting work for assessment (by the end of May). The painting was in a dark tunnel, […]

Lee Friedlander

February 22, 2013


I wanted Uncle Vern standing by his new car (a Hudson) on a clear day. I got him and the car. I also got a bit of Aunt Mary’s laundry and Beau Jack, the dog, peeing on the fence, and a row of potted tuberous begonias on the porch and seventy-eight trees and a million […]

Final Cut Pro X

December 2, 2012


I have been using video as a medium for showing some of my work. Specifically I have made two videos which will very probably form part of my submission for the assessment at level 3. So far I had made the videos using the Export Slideshow facility of Adobe Lightroom. This works very well but […]

Paul Graham – Television Portraits

October 25, 2012


Paul Graham is a highly influential British photographer whose work spans a wide range of work. His work has never settled into a niche. He has always seemed be able to move on. His books A1 – the Great North Road, Troubled Land, and New Europe  are likely to be significant influences on my East End […]

Urban Artists Book Idea Mock-up

June 28, 2012


I have put together the further development of the idea of a book of my work with the Urban Artists, but this time in black and white. The images are not my final selections and the photo edits are rough at this stage but I think it has potential. The black and white treatment seems […]

Urban Artists – update on thinking

June 25, 2012


I have been photographing the group of urban artists based in Bristol for some months. So far I have attended three events. I went into this assignment with a view that I might produce a series of formal portraits of the members of the group using their artwork as a background. As the work has […]

Urban Artists – Book Mock up

April 21, 2012


I’ve given a little more thought to the form of my proposed book on the Urban Artists. It also gave me an opportunity to try out the Lightroom 4 book module. After a lot of blundering around I managed to pull something together. This will work as an ‘aunt sally’ from which I can share […]

Urban Artists another take

April 21, 2012


Looking at the last contact sheets for the Urban Artists posted in the last post I think there are too many photographs….could be wrong and I will keep an open mind for the moment. I am wondering if each chapter should include just one photograph (the best photograph) for each of the artists with a […]

Urban Artists Series

April 21, 2012


I have been thinking through how I might complete this series of work. To begin with I saw it as another series of portraits of artists. After shooting two events I am now thinking more in terms of presenting the work as a diary of events for the group of artists with the final output […]

Urban Artists – Folkstone Event

April 19, 2012


I made a trip yesterday to photograph an exhibition by the group of Urban Artists who I have been working with. The five artists were finishing up the work which had been specially commissioned for the exhibition and setting out this work alongside some of their own artworks for the exhibition. I will be posting […]

Revisit of Urban Artists

March 2, 2012


I had another look at the Urban Artists photos from the other day to see if on reflection my view of the photographs remains the same. There are a number of lessons to be learned: There are too many action shots….great for the guys but not so great for a portrait series I think I […]

Urban Artist Series

February 29, 2012


I have made my first contact with the Bristol based urban artists group of whom I hope to do a portrait series. My nephew Keith is one of the group. They were  painting a mural on the walls of a barbershop ‘Floyds’ in the Horfield district of Bristol. The guys had been hard at work […]