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Gathered Leaves by Alec Soth - study visit 23.1.16

I have always liked Alec Soth (rhymes with ‘both’) for his congenial vibe on social media and could sense that he was very much “a photographers’ photographer” but this is the first time I have really engaged with his work. 2,682 more words

Research & Reflection

Portraits Revisited

Influenced by looking at Bill Brandt, August Sander, and Frank Meadow Sutcliffe I completed the exercises either side of assignment one in black and white; this has been interesting and there is no doubt that monochrome continues to play an important role in contemporary portraiture but after pursuing colour photography for decades I continue to find it an alien environment in which to work. 695 more words

Research & Reflection

The Nature of Photographs. By Stephen Shore

“An essential primer on how to look at and understand photographs by one of the world’s most influential photographers”

So says the round yellow sticker stuck onto front cover.  

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Exhibitions & Books

The Labyrinthine City

The idea of the ‘Labyrinthine City’ is the difference between the everyday and the spectacle. How do we remember the everyday? The everyday is the small insignificant, ordinary moments we live through. 230 more words


Insider Knowledge

Over the weekend, I had the privilege to hear Dr Stephen Shore speak on autism.

Dr Shore wrote the book Understanding Autism for Dummies. That however, isn’t the reason he’s an autism expert. 190 more words


Stephen Shore: The nature of photographs

Stephen Shore: The nature of photographs
UK, Phaidon Press, 2009
Softcover, 21 x 24.5 cm, 136 pages

Photography Courses

Take Two: Contemporary Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 22, 2015 - November 15, 2015

“This is the second of two exhibitions in the Julien Levy Gallery to feature photographs made since roughly 1970, a period during which photography emerged as a key medium of contemporary art.  292 more words