Weel 11 – Final Reflections

I am now at the end of the Informing Contexts module, and I do feel my practice has travelled a significant distance this time. I have gone from seemingly no real grasp of narrative and how to create a portfolio, to a more focused understanding of ‘seeing images’ and having a narrative I can relate […]

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Week 11 – The Future

Throughout this module, I have been struck with how many opportunities and ideas there are when it comes to exhibiting work and what direction my practice could take next. For many years I hid my photographic practice from the world. I was occasionally showing friends and family via social media some of my images. Many, […]

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Week 10 – Reflections

I finally feel that I have a narrative and a story for my WIP and a feeling of finally having a direction for my practice. I now know that to evolve my work I need to focus on not just the metaphoric, but also the detail of place and its impact in the broader scene. […]

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Week 10 – Speaking Photographically

“The photograph as it stands alone presents merely the possibility of meaning.” (Sekula in Burgin, 1982: 91) This week we have looked at Trilogy by Daniel Gustav Cramer, and I have been very much drawn into his work and the ideas behind it. For me, this body of work is very relevant to my practice and […]

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Week 9 – Reflection at Lacock Abbey

Following on from the F2F in Falmouth I felt that I needed more inspiration. So I took a trip to one of the founding homes of photography – Lacock Abbey. After reading all about Henry Fox Talbot and his work in the very infancy of photography, I wanted to walk around the Abbey and try […]

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Week 9 – Reflections

This weeks work was a mix of experimental and research into light and how it compounds the river scene and the possible effects on the observer. I have been drawn to many practitioners that have explored this concept including some on this MA. All have achieved excellent results and also fascinating concepts. When I am […]

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Week 8 – Experimental

The focus this week has been to re-visit one of my most enjoyed photography past times, the ‘half in half out’ process. This is the ability to capture an image showing half underwater and half above. As with underwater images, I have explored this concept in past modules, and as with week seven experimental listing, […]

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