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Entry 2 - The Artist Rooms -Diane Arbus in Fife

Famous for photographing individuals marginalised by society, Diane Arbus refused to take pictures of her subjects in ways that people wanted to see them, challenging concepts of identity, beauty and normality. 315 more words

About A Secret

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.”
— Diane Arbus

Self Portrait

This week in lesson i was looking at self portraits and how they work, looking how anyone could take a self portrait but making it different is what makes it your own. 283 more words

Event Organizing - Event Research: Diane Arbus Exhibition

On Sunday 5th of April, I visited the Kirkcaldy Galleries to view the Artist Rooms: Diane Arbus Exhibition which is the first ever to visit Fife. 402 more words

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Essential Reading: On Photography - Susan Sontag

Due to  work commitments since Xmas, I’ve been on a study break which has now ended. Despite the workload and lack of time behind a camera, I had every intention of using the time I had away from home to work my way through the Essential Reading List. 765 more words


The Humanities of Photography

While I had covered many aspects of photography on this blog, I have never covered why we take photos. It seems simple, we like photos. It’s like why we like arts, literature, theatre, etc. 384 more words

The Sibling Rivalry that Shaped Arbus's Vision: Alexander Nemerov's Silent Dialogues, in Hyperallergic.

The camera … may want to know, to develop, to expose, but what it can also do, if pressed, is reveal the flowered vacancy of the invisibilities, the mixed-up motivations, that only a wise author could portray. 1,024 more words