Reflections

Surfaces & Strategies

  • S&S Week One Reflections I consider my photography is about storytelling (when I get things right, that is). And I call this ‘Unfinished Stories‘, because the best that any photograph can do is to ...

Positions & Practice

  • Week Twelve Reflections – Where To, Now? Well, the grades are in for the Project Proposal and the Work in Progress portfolio. I think it’s fair to say that I have mixed feelings. Happy, relieved and perplexed. On ...
  • Week Eleven Reflections I think this week I had a creative breakthrough. As noted before, I am interested in ‘traces’, aftermath photography. Sophie Ristelhueber‘s work comes to mind. And I am also intrigued by ...
  • Week Ten Reflections Well, back at it with a vengeance. This week has mainly been about getting the P&P Proposal started, although more detail on how to do this only appears in week ...
  • Week Nine Reflections Very interesting discussion on my self-critique and my recent work in today’s webinar. Thank you Gary, Danny, Ashley, Emma & Howard. Not going to go into great detail, but I took ...
  • Week Eight Reflections Now, where to start. With the positives! I got some great ideas on presenting my work this week, mainly from Danny, who, with his own work, demonstrated beautifully how to use ...
  • Week Seven Reflections – Peer Challenge There were two main activities this week. First, I was challenged by Danny North to talk to 4 strangers, get some of their ‘story’, and then take their portrait. I found ...
  • Week Six Reflections – Draft Oral Presentation This week, some very simple reflections, as the focus was on getting a draft Oral Presentation done. To say it was a scramble was an understatement. I had managed to do ...
  • Week Five Reflections – Phnom Penh visit This week most of the reflection must be about Cambodia, scoping for my project. I arrived on Thursday 1st, and leaving today, the 6th. A truly flying visit. Still, I had ...
  • Week Four Reflections – Collaboration It was huge fun to collaborate with Corin Rossouw, Howard Pratt and Rob Jones, on a short multimedia project, ‘The Journey‘. The project forced me to think again about the familiar ...
  • Week Three Reflections What a great week, spilling over into week four, and dominated by the Falmouth Face to Face. I’ll try to break my (over loaded) thoughts into buckets. First, it was just brilliant ...
  • Week Two Reflections Four overall thoughts: It’s all totally fascinating I am reading and writing too much, and need to get out and shoot more Really enjoying the interaction with my student peers and the faculty. ...
  • P&P Week One Reflections Exhilarated. Really excited to be part of an academically strong, creatively challenging program – great faculty, and very talented students. One of my goals in joining the MA program was to ...