Reading: Auto Focus; The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright

I decided to buy Auto Focus; The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright after reading a substantial part of it in the library at Arts University Bournemouth. I'm thinking, rather nervously, of taking some self portraits although whether this will be for EYV or is a longer term idea I'm not sure. There … Continue reading Reading: Auto Focus; The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright

Research: Art Photography and Female Photographers

17th March 2018, Arts University Bournemouth I started looking at SOURCE: The Photographic Review Winter ’17 (Issue 92). There was an article by Richard West that I started reading because I am really struggling with the questions about what the difference is between what an ‘artist’ produces and what someone else produces when they take a … Continue reading Research: Art Photography and Female Photographers

Reading: Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus; Modern Photography Explained

by Jackie Higgins This book is exactly what I needed to pick up six months ago. There are six chapters: Portraits/Smile; Document/Snap; Still Lifes/Freeze; Narrative/Action; Landscapes/Look; Abstracts/Dissolve. In each of these chapters is a double spread looking at the work of one photographer working with this genre. There is an example of their work, an … Continue reading Reading: Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus; Modern Photography Explained

Reading: The Photographer’s Playbook; 307 Assignments and Ideas

Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern I originally found this book in the library at Arts University Bournemouth, and having seen it around in various places decided to have a look. Within 5 minutes I'd decided to buy it and I'm already working my way through a couple of ideas I've had from it. … Continue reading Reading: The Photographer’s Playbook; 307 Assignments and Ideas