Class Crit

To help me in progressing my work further, I worked together with my peers to create a small test pin-up in a way to give and receive feedback for the work we have produced so far. As much as this was just a small test, this was extremely helpful for me, because I was ableContinue reading “Class Crit”

Coffee House Sessions

Being one of the only photographers that is part of the HudMotion society means I allow myself to be involved in a lot of events for the Student Union. This week I helped alongside some of the other members, in filming and photographing some of the Coffee House Sessions. Photographing in situations such as this,Continue reading “Coffee House Sessions”

Them :: Those

Danny Treacy is a professional photographer, creating imagery that witnesses and records the use of space, doing this in a very conceptual way. When visiting the university he explains that, similarly to many other photographers he had problems through the beginning of his projects, as he lost touch both conceptually and physically. ‘Them’ gave theContinue reading “Them :: Those”

C/O :: Berlin

During the past week I have broadened my knowledge with yet, MORE art galleries and photographic practices. Joel Meyerowits’ ‘Why Colour’ exhibited in C/O Berlin, gave me insight into another stunning body of work. This body of work looks at the concept that imagery would almost certainly be impossible to discern the intense contrasts, theContinue reading “C/O :: Berlin”

Kunsthalle :: Hamburg

During a short break in Hamburg I visited the Kunsthalle Gallery, Germany. This included works from the likes of Anita Ree with her exhibit ‘The Retrospective’, with some beautiful paintings to look back at her own image of herself and how she felt she was viewed. This all reflected on the idea that she wasContinue reading “Kunsthalle :: Hamburg”

Choices BTS

This weekend I entered a whole new world of observing behind the scenes of filming, towards a hopefully successful short film. Throughout the two days I acted as directing photographer, where I completely left my comfort zone and previous ideas of  how to photograph your subject. This was both a learning curve, however a confidenceContinue reading “Choices BTS”

Alumni Knowledge

As an end to our Creative Exchange week, we had the opportunities to sit in presentations from previous students of the University including: Dan Ainsworth the creator of PupilSphere, a very successful submissions website for students to showcase their own professional practices, Tom Duffield, Tim Brown, Laura Bird and many other previous students. It wasContinue reading “Alumni Knowledge”

The Photobook Club

We had many exciting opportunities throughout Creative Exchange Week, one of them including a talk from Matt Johnson, looking at the editing and thought that goes in to the publication of a successful book. He talked us through some of his own books or publications he had made, and the whole idea behind getting aContinue reading “The Photobook Club”

Rachel Brown :: Portfolio Review

At the beginning of Creative Exchange Week I was lucky enough to have a portfolio review with Rachel Brown, a photography director currently working for Harper’s Bazaar and also Town & Country. She has taught me that most of the time you have to work alongside your earning job, where her career and her personalContinue reading “Rachel Brown :: Portfolio Review”