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Landscape in Mind

December 3, 2013

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I have decided to abandon the title ‘Women and Landscape’ for my portrait series of women landscape photographers. My preference now is to present the work as a series of portraits of landscape photographers and to allow the fact that they are all women to emerge in the process of viewing. I want the viewers […]

Photographer stereotypes

November 27, 2013

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The landscape photographer work has got me thinking about what a stereotypical landscape might look like. I’ve been doing a little research on gender and landscape photography. In Land Matters Liz Wells suggests that “…limited attention was paid to gender and landscape in these debates [on feminist theory]. In the UK one reason for this […]

Women and Landscape – Update

November 22, 2013

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The portraits I  have made so far are shown below. From top left clockwise, Catherine Banks at Horsell Common Surrey, Gill Golding at Woolwich Arsenal London, Paddy Howe in the Blackdown Hills Devon and Rebecca Hughes at Loch Maree Wester Ross Scotland. All of these photographs were made with a Ebony SW45, 150mm lens and Kodak Portra 400. […]

YOP – Plan of Study

October 31, 2013

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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 […]

Ideas for YOP

August 26, 2013

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I have not posted for a while but have been quietly thinking about how I will take forward my work on my final course Photography 3: Your Own Porfolio. The course is more structured than the Advanced module. I will be required to undertake a number of projects, a written critical review and a major […]

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 […]