Glitch artists and glitch photographers

16th July 2020 Sabato Visconti I have found it quite hard to research and analyse Visconti's work. if you visit his website Sabatobox.com, Instagram page, Facebook and Saatchi Art online, they all present different types of his work. I find this difficult because apart from the fact they are all manipulated images I can not... Continue Reading →

Exercise 5.1 Illusion of photography – background tests and research

13th June 2020 I actually found the title and the brief confusing. Photography is always an illusion, so which way should I travel to complete this exercise? What are we actually being asked to produce? Examples of illusion photography: Post-processingForced perspective or perspective distortionsFormDouble exposureTiny planetUse of lines Camera placement EG tiltingPhoto sequences Common subjects... Continue Reading →

Extension work for layers – In My Sorrow & Bed Abuse

21st May 2020 I am quite attached to making layer images at the moment due to the fact that I am not able to sleep at night as I have welcomed back my insomnia. Rather than laying awake and thinking, I have been producing other artworks on my iPad including some extra layer images. The... Continue Reading →

Jo Spence

28th March 2020 As part of my research my tutor suggested looking at Jo Spence's self-portrait work, especially 'Remodelling Photo History, Revisualization' 1981-1982. Remodelling Photo History is also known as The History Lesson. However, on beginning my research I have found Jo Spence to be such an inspiration and of interest to me that I... Continue Reading →

Exercise 4.6 Photomontage in Photoshop – background tests and research

2nd May 2020 For this exercise we are able to use images that we have already taken to create our own photomontages in Photoshop. Where does one start when you have such a mixture of photographs in your catalogue? Which theme? Do you use photographs that have a dynamic or eye-catching image? An image that... Continue Reading →

Research point – Self reflection

22nd April 2020 Throughout this course you've been introduced to the work of different photographers to help give you an understanding of the creative potential of photography. Now it's time to question your own work and identify anything you think is lacking. You don't have to be over-critical, just honest.OCA Foundations in Photography course folder... Continue Reading →

Exercise 4.4 Layers – background tests

28th March 2020 For exercise 4.4 we are asked to experiment with ways of making layered imagery. We are specifically asked to use photoshop for the creation of our images. Although I will use my iPad apps for layered work as this is the current method that I am using, but I will also revisit... Continue Reading →

Cindy Sherman

31st January 2020 Cindy Sherman consciously played with the identity representations of women in movies by photographing herself in different female roles. Her later work makes use of prosthetic make-up, costume, props and sets to emphasise the ways women were represented in historic paintings...... In staged photography you're telling a story, a fiction that may... Continue Reading →

Assignment 3 A staged photograph – background tests (warning self harm and nudity images)

25th January 2020 Self Harming as Protection For this assignment we were able to choose one of two areas in which we could shoot, a staged photograph or a narrative sequence. Self harm as protection seems a contradictory term, how does that work. When my ex use to run after me, to get me, I... Continue Reading →

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