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Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits


Having briefly looked at the bizarre story of how Vivian Maier’s work became public (here) I want to look specifically at the published collection of her self portraits as part of my research into assignment 3. 1,657 more words

Research And Reflection

Trying New Things : Adelaide Road Trip

I recently took a trip to see the Trent Parke exhibition in Radelaide. The trip itself was to act as a bit of a “reset” button. 952 more words

Street Photography

Assignment 2 - Self Assessment

Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills

My first submission for Assignment 1 included a number of weak compositions and whilst I hope that this was addressed in the re-work of that assignment ( 856 more words

Research And Reflection

Marten Elder - Perceptual Renderings at the Equinox Gallery

Marten Elder is a photographer who studied under Stephen Shore at Bard College in New York. His Perceptual Renderings exhibition is part of the second Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver. 425 more words

Research And Reflection

Friday Inspiration: Stephen Shore

I’m continuing to dig deeper into the work of some of the photographers that were part of the New Topographics exhibition curated by William Jenkins in 1975. 313 more words


Book review: 'How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers' by Ian Jeffrey

‘How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers’ by Ian Jeffrey (2008) and published by Thames and Hudson is suggested as ‘further reading’ for Part Four (Reading Images) of the Context and Narrative OCA course. 394 more words

Research And Reflection

Reading Photographs (ii)

Question: Can you think of any photographs that are not used as a means of expression or communication?

Photographs that appear at first glance, especially when viewed as a collection, to be devoid of communication or expression are those that fall within the category New Topographics. 426 more words

Context And Narrative