Windows on the Hidden

mickyatesAbstract, Aftermath, Art, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Photography, Project Development, Rephotography, SSWeek5, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 2 Comments

I have found the last couple of weeks most enjoyable, exploring new kinds of imagery, both to learn new techniques and to consider ways of bringing alive the ‘traces’ idea. The past week’s exercise led me to explore cyanotypes, albeit at the most simple level, sunprint paper. The resulting, aesthetically pleasing images, and the positive reaction of others to the …

Photographs Without (my usual) Cameras

mickyatesCoursework, Critical Research Journal, Photography, SSWeek4, Sunprint, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 3 Comments

This week’s task is to consider how to create images without using our usual ‘apparatus’, whilst still being related to our project. I considered using Google Earth, and also capturing Traffic camera images from Phnom Penh. Interesting, and fun to watch the traffic ‘near misses’.  But not really a novel way of creating relevant, project-focused images. So, I also bought …