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To Bee ~

It is part of the photographer’s job to see more intensely than most people do.
He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks…
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Memories of photographs long gone

This is a page for me to consider occasions in the past where a photograph was taken and which have remained in my memory. There is a body of thought that reckons many of our memories are based on the photographs taken of events, rather than being true memories… 469 more words

Bill Brandt and Top Withens

One of my favourite pictures of this time is ‘Top Withens’ on the Yorkshire moors. I was then trying to photograph the country which had inspired Emily Brontë.

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"With age, art and life become one."

“With age, art and life become one.”

Georges Braque, painter, sculptor, French (Photograph of Georges Braque by Photographer Bill Brandt)


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Auto Focus: The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright

Susan Bright’s book (1) should be the ideal starting point for a study of self-portrait and in many ways it is but I find the artists’ work that Bright has selected to be generally rather uninspiring. 1,159 more words

Research And Reflection

Bill Brandt Nudes

I’ve been trawling the internet and picking my classmates’ and tutors’ brains for artists who use the body in an abstract way, and although a few did come up, particularly Eduardo Paolozzi’s sculptures, nothing really seemed to grab me until I stumbled across Bill Brandt’s Nudes. 817 more words

Final Major Project