Faces

Part 2 of FiP has been an interesting journey so far. On one hand I’ve discovered a real love for street photography. But I’ve also struggled to find a subject that I really want to work with for ‘People & Activity’. Whilst I search for inspiration and opportunity I’ve decided to play around a bit with low light and painting with light. I’m also going … Continue reading Faces

Serendipity

Noun; “The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” Just occasionally I have time to walk back to Waterloo along the Thames Path from my fluorescent-lit cell office in Southwark. Since starting the Foundation course I also take my compact Canon camera with me should an opportunity present itself. Wednesday evening was dark and bitterly cold, with an icy … Continue reading Serendipity

Assignment 1: Square Mile/Y Filltir Sgwâr

Introduction Photographers and artists have always found inspiration in their immediate location. There is a concept within Welsh culture called Y Filltir Sgwâr (the ‘Square Mile’), which is described by Professor Mike Pearson and refers to the intimate connection between people and their childhood surroundings: In our earliest years we know a patch of ground in a detail we will never know anywhere again – … Continue reading Assignment 1: Square Mile/Y Filltir Sgwâr

Inspiration: Le Flou

There are a couple of concepts that I have encountered whilst researching the world of photography which have really struck a chord. I think both have been a part of my work without me necessarily identifying that they are a ‘thing’, but with this recognition I’ll seek to devote some conscious effort to them. The first of these is ‘Le Flou’, the direct English translation … Continue reading Inspiration: Le Flou