Week 12 – Showtime

This module has been very much a roller coaster journey for me in terms of developing my practice. Leaving my day job in may 2018 gave me the time and space I needed to develop a range of photographic methods. Many were very much new to me. However family commitments meant I was traveling significantly, […]

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Week 8 – Workshop Guidance

For more background on this post, please refer back to week 5 entries on workshops. For the purposes of this weeks work I elected to bite the bullet and run a teaching workshops in photography. This was in the general practice of photography for someone who has just started. The idea of doing this made […]

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Week 7 – Publication Guidance

The publication element of this module has been of great interest. Sadly due to family commitments I have been unable to take part in many of the challenges during this module – which has noticeably held me back,. Instead I have been considering, at length, ways in which all three surfaces can aid in my […]

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Week 6 – Exhibition Guidance

Within this weeks work we are looking at the role of space and place in terms of showcasing work and engaging with the viewer. For me the concept of producing work destined for a gallery isn’t something I relish. My practice is ever evolving, but the fundamentals remain. I want my work to instill a […]

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Week 5 – Three Surfaces

This week we started to look at the surfaces of photographic dissemination. The idea of showcasing work through the mediums of: Workshops Publications – such as Photobooks, magazines and Zines etc. Exhibitions – often seen as the mainstream way of showcasing work As someone who has never really exhibited or shown work in any real […]

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Week 4 – Strategies of Freedom

For me the concept of photography is freedom. Picking up a camera gives me the permission I need to stop, step out of the 9 – 5 life and walk away for a while. Pressures from work, family and the usual life balances all leave as I walk down the river, up a mountain or […]

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Week 3 – Strategies of Sharing

In week three our focus has been on collaboration of works. I have long held the idea that that photography is an ongoing collaborative process, with the lead role passing from one to another as the production process evolves. The focus for me is not always the photographer, but with the subject matter and the […]

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