Portrait

    Informing Contexts Posts
    • Susan Sontag – Quotes from ‘On Photography’ April 10, 2019 Quite frankly, I am not a fan of Susan Sontag. I find here work lacking in academic rigour, and very prone to deeply personal judgment ... Read more...
    • John Berger – Notes April 10, 2019 Chapter 1 .. seeing ‘Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognises before it can speak’. (pg. 7). ‘The way we see things is affected by ... Read more...
    • Sebastião Salgado March 19, 2019 A couple of years ago, the PhotoBath collective, of which I am a member, mounted a successful exhibition of Sebastião Salgado’s work. It featured 8 ... Read more...
    • Webinar February 22, 2019 It was an interesting webinar yesterday with Michelle. Clive, Vincent and Peng were in the group. I shared two (early) sets of work from this trip. ... Read more...
    • Week Three Reflections February 17, 2019 As I write this, I am on Day 3 of a two week Cambodia trip, so most of my thought processes are focused on the ... Read more...
    Positions & Practice Posts
    • Joseph Wright of Derby February 7, 2018 Several of my fellow students have noted painters such as Caravaggio and Rembrandt as inspirations, with their mastery of both light and compositions, delivering works ... Read more...
    Surfaces & Strategies Posts
    • RPS Presentation August 31, 2018 I have been invited to give a talk to the Western Region of the Royal Photographic Society, next Sunday (September 9th). They have advertised it to ... Read more...
    • Workshop in Bath August 19, 2018 It was a very successful workshop with the Frome Camera Club this afternoon, in Bath. 18 people attended, on ‘Street Candid Portraits‘, and the feedback ... Read more...
    • Intimacy August 16, 2018 ‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to ... Read more...
    • Street Portrait Workshop – August 19th August 11, 2018 As I already noted, I am conducting a ‘Street Portrait’ workshop in Bath next weekend. So far 12 people have signed up. Workshop background is here. In ... Read more...
    • Workshop August 5, 2018 I will be doing a Workshop on ‘street portraits’ in Bath on Sunday, August 19th, for the Frome Wessex Camera Club. So far, 10 people ... Read more...
    • Week Seven Reflections – My Practice July 21, 2018 This week my reflections are about my practice, after a multi day event/documentary gig in London. Whilst I have shot events before, this week’s project was ... Read more...
    • Street Portraiture July 10, 2018 For the first time I joined up with the Frome Wessex Camera Club, for a walk around town, guided by David Chedgy. I admit I ... Read more...
    • Street Portraits June 26, 2018 This past weekend there was a major protest march in London – The People’s Vote March. I was there, for myself and as photographer for ... Read more...
    • Ghosts, Traces & Stories June 9, 2018 I am looking for ways to tell today’s story whilst also bringing yesterday’s in front of the viewer. Anyone who has visited a Genocide Museum, anywhere ... Read more...
    Sustainable Prospects Posts