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Philip-Lorca DiCorcia

I researched Philip-Lorca DiCorcia’s method of working while doing Context and Narrative (posting can be seen here) so I will only be adding a few points here that I may have missed back then. 370 more words


Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Avui he tornat a veure imatges d’aquest fotògraf americà. Una bèstia de la imatge, espectacular, deliciós i no se quants adjectius farien falta més per fer-vos entendre que és “el puto amo”. 13 more words


The Gaze

John Berger argues that “the reciprocal nature of vision is more fundamental than that of spoken language” (1 p.9) . Small children ask whether people on the television can see them but have to learn that covering their eyes fails to make them invisible when playing hide and seek; do we know or do we learn at an early age that the gaze is reciprocal? 905 more words

Research & Reflection

Alternative Same Background Different Model Exercise

Groups of people are often labelled as a single entity; the crowd, the audience, a rally, a march, the team and we often view them in that way, seeing the crowded pavement as one organism without consciously identifying the individuals within the crowd.  159 more words


Philip-Lorca DiCorcia

Just a few notes on DiCorcia’s working methodology:

  • Dicorcia’s work is a mixture of documentary and staged tableaux for which is best known
  • Well known for his use of lighting in street photography…
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Research And Reflection

Covert Exercise

It is strange how occasionally things come together. My lovely daughter got married last weekend and, whilst I didn’t want to spend too much time with a camera in my hand, I wanted a few pictures of my own from the day. 346 more words


Heads: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Many photographers subscribe to the idea that a subject’s true nature can only be revealed if they are caught on camera unaware, unposed and therefore not manipulating or influencing the final representation. 1,105 more words

Research & Reflection