Louise contacted me via the post I had put up on a Brighton page on social media. Louise has suffered from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PDST) for the past ten years. Which has had a massive knock effect on her ability to leave the house over the years. Lousie the same as all of the people […]

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After reading through this week’s forum and taking notes of what people had commented on the image that I had uploaded, I believe my cohorts did not have an understanding of the images in the way I had tried to portray it. I believe the task was to help my cohorts and myself learn to […]

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Arnold Newman Newman’s portrait work has always fascinated me. He is generally acknowledged as the pioneer of the environmental portrait, the way Newman manages to explore his subject, whilst using the surrounding location to draw the essence of his subject out and expressing what they do. If my locations are good enough I can try […]

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Notes: What am I trying to get across from the people sitting in my work? Their performance – is a must. They are the performer I am the viewer What does this bring across of the sitter’s identity What are the ethics behind this? My intent is that the sitter takes most of the control. […]

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Walls talks about how the photographer is either a ‘hunter’ or a ‘farmer’. The ‘hunter’ being a photographer who tracks down their subject and captures it like prey. Whilst the ‘farmer’ cultivates and constructs their images over time. I also feel there are photographers who use parts of both the ‘hunter’ and the ‘farmer’ in […]

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Notes: Using natural light, because I normally work with flash this could be a new process and make my work more natural feeling. Use Tungsten camera setting will change the effect of the exterior natural light and the light within the room(light bulb tungsten lighting) Look into colour temperature could make this all one tone […]

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Robert Adams – Twilight exhibit at the V&A Adams is another photographer I know from my A-levels, but really never look at this exhibition. I like the minimalness of Adams’s work in this exhibition and the use of black and white. I am also aware of everything being shot at night to create a darker […]

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I am still looking into how the outside world has a relationship and effect on people. I am starting to find more direction. I am looking to move this project to the next phase over the next few weeks. I start introducing the side of the project the appeals to me the most at this […]

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