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I might move off topic for a couple of weeks, as I have been concentrating on the final assignments for my first year at University, and thought I might share some things I have been working on. 108 more words


Notes from 'the photograph as contemporary art'


‘The groundwork conducted by artists such as William  Eggleston and Stephen Shore in teh 1960s and 1970s to establish colour photography over black and white as the main vehicle for contemporary photographic expression is very important.’ 705 more words


Sommer im Frühling

Stellt euch vor. Es ist Anfang Mai in Schweden und es hat mehr als 20 Grad … das ist Sommer hier in Schweden! Und das ärgste: das alles an einem laaaangen Wochenende! 255 more words


Collecting • Drivetrains final selection

It was fairly easy to prune 153 images down to a long-list of 30. Where subjects had been duplicated, I selected the best-framed of the set. 161 more words

Assignment 2 • Collecting

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernd and Hilla Becher spent 50 years, from 1957 to Bernd’s death in 2007 photographing and documenting unloved and threatened buildings, mostly industrial, initially in their native Germany and latterly in other parts of Europe and the USA. 708 more words



As it is becoming apparent that my response to Assignment 2 is an example of what the Bechers would call a ‘typology’, it is time to be sure that I understand the meaning of the work. 296 more words


Collecting • further thoughts

Some views of a random bike, trying out focal lengths and viewpoints.

In the context of the assignment brief, the best images are those in which the subject almost fills the frame. 215 more words

Assignment 2 • Collecting