In this essay I will discuss the work of American photographer Lee Friedlander who made the use of reflexivity in his self-portrait photography in the 20th century and the fascination today with a new type of self-portrait known as a selfie introduced through digital technology. 2,720 more words
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There are a few reasons why I chose to use shadows and reflections in my self-portrait assignment.
Firstly, and just to get it out of the way: for a superficial reason – I am (like a lot of photographers) ironically camera-shy myself. 1,660 more words
Vivian Maier’s East 108th Street is typical of her earlier work representing the optimism of 1950’s America, describing a vibrant, positive and potentially romanticised image of urban America. 1,958 more words