To see and to be seen

"Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be." Duane Michals. More to come... Reference: Books Johnson, Brooks. 1989. Photography Speaks. New York: Aperture/Chrysler Museum.

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What next?

As we head towards the end of this module, my thoughts are already turning to what comes next. Looking at my social media to date, it seems that Instagram is proving the most effective for me in regard to connecting and talking with potential collaborators or simply receiving feedback. In the past seven days my … Continue reading What next?

Cyanotype – “it’s basic, and super easy to do at home”.

As a cohort of students, we interact quite regularly on WhatsApp. In recent discussions I conversation turned to the cyanotype process. A fellow student commented that cyanotype is "...basic, and super easy to do at home", and, to a point, they are correct. It's relatively safe use for young children (especially if using pre-made cyanotype … Continue reading Cyanotype – “it’s basic, and super easy to do at home”.

Week 10 – reflection

I've been a tad side-lined this week as halfway through my husband broke his foot so I took a few nights away from my CRJ and project work to focus on him (and do all the chores/dog walking he has been doing to support me with my MA work schedule). But what I have thoroughly … Continue reading Week 10 – reflection

Harena Now – new angles

I have decided to try a new angle with Harena Now. Although I will still solely be making my work with sand, seawater and UV, I have been considering using sourced images of the people and place effected by the sand crisis. I have also recently been experimenting with double exposure images of the pre … Continue reading Harena Now – new angles

Week 9 – reflection

It has been good to feel as though I have some time to truly reflect on my project work, and make further considerations for the future. What I am learning, more than anything, is that having a full-time job (even one as a communications/marketing manager that affords me good skills for business development) is truly … Continue reading Week 9 – reflection

Quick chat – webinar

I couldn't stay too long at tonight's webinar, but I had the chance to run through my work-in-progress portfolio with my tutor, Krishna. It was reassuring to be told that I am on the right track with a strong set of images. Advice was provided about making sure that when I choose my final set … Continue reading Quick chat – webinar