Tag Archives: Street Photography

Shadow Self Portrait Contact Sheets

The time has come to bring assignment 3, self portrait, to a conclusion. Having started shooting at the end of April and continued for about five weeks at a number of different locations the selection and editing process has been time consuming. Every … Continue reading

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Reflective Self Portrait: Henri, Friedlander, Steele-Perkins and Scianna

In Autofocus Susan Bright (7) offers a selection of self portraits by contemporary artists. Overall this collection didn’t capture my imagination, leaving me uninspired and somewhat confused. Having become excited by the idea of approaching a self portrait project, this … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits

Background Having briefly looked at the bizarre story of how Vivian Maier’s work became public (here) I want to look specifically at the published collection of her self portraits as part of my research into assignment 3. There are three important factors … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier: Commercial Treasure or Artist?

Background “Vivian Maier, proud native of France and Chicago resident for the last 50 years died peacefully on Monday. Second mother to John, Lane and Matthew. A free and kindred spirit who magically touched the lives of all who knew her. Always ready … Continue reading

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Assignment 1 – Research and Development

Initial Ideas Selecting the subject and approach to an assignment is, for me, an organic process with an initial idea evolving in response to the various lines of research and exercises within the course. This part of the course explores the relationship between … Continue reading

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Exercise 2 (e) Street Photography Guildford

Exercise 2 asks for 30 colour and 30 black and white street photographs. It suggests that these are taken in the same street on the same shoot. I only wish that I could capture 60 photos on a shoot that … Continue reading

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Exercise 2 (d) Street Photography Winchester

Exercise 2 asks for 30 colour and 30 black and white street photographs. It suggests that these are taken in the same street on the same shoot. I only wish that I could capture 60 photos on a shoot that … Continue reading

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