19th April 2012 I asked people to close their eyes and simply think about how they feel their projects are going; I chose to do this because I wanted to capture each individual’s emotion. Once I had left them to ponder these thoughts for a minute or so, I asked them to open their eyes and look directly into the camera; the moment they did so I took a photo. The reason I chose to take this...
18th April 2012 Today has mainly been a day of reflection; I have spent today looking through my notes and research and refreshing my mind of this. I have also sorted through my research file and put it into order, such as typing up journal entries so I have back-up copies. I have also began reading ‘The Portrait of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde, as I have frequently heard of this...
You are free and you risk something by taking a photograph. It’s not taking a...– Interview: Robert Frank, 2007 (via timelightbox)
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istillshootfilm: As a professional photographer, people will ask you to shoot all sorts of things… and it won’t always be gorgeous models or extremely interesting street scenes. One of the biggest sources of revenue for me personally is in shooting portraits of regular people who need photos for all sorts of…
17th April 2012 Today, as the darkroom was open all day, I wanted to make the most of it. I began by developing some negatives from film I had used over the Easter holiday. Once these were developed, I wanted to test distressing these negatives; with some, I scratched into the negatives by using a pin and a lightbox so I could see where I was scratching into. Whereas, with some other negatives, I...
16th April 2012 I have recently purchased a Pentax ME Super 35mm film camera off eBay, a camera I have had my eye on for a while. Although I already owned a film camera, it is automatic, and I much prefer the analogue film cameras. It is quite a similar camera to that of which I have loaned from the college countless times as I feel myself attracted to older, dated cameras. Similarly to my word...
"Beauty is disposable."
The fashion industry fucking disgusts me. Money-grabbing, judgemental, self-important, ignorant pigs.
I am constantly reflecting upon myself through viewing other people; their actions, their appearance, their style, their judgements, their decisions, their thoughts. Through this, it makes me consider who I actually am and how I interpret the world around me.