Monthly Archives: May 2016

Edward Stiechen Quote

“Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product”   I found this quote posted on twitter by Bury Art Gallery, and felt i had to disagree with it, for … Continue reading

Posted in Contextual Studies, Reflective Practice, Research Methods, Uncategorized

Ramsbottom / Bury 1940’s Weekender

On the sunday for this (29/05) I spent some time in Ramsbottom & Bury taking photos of people in period dress and wartime memorabilia along the East Lancs Railway line. Below are 2 sets of my favourite photographs taken. Black … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Visits, Year 1

London Photo 21/05/16

I took a trip down to this exhibition at Somerset House in London, to gain inspiration for my own work and also to look at some iconic works by well known photographers. In the exhibition I managed to view works … Continue reading

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Print to Aluminum

Whilst looking for a suitable medium to print a photograph in a certain way, I thought of a brushed aluminum print to show detail of both the photograph and the material it was to be printed on, however when the … Continue reading

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645 film photograph

This photograph of the clock at Carnforth station (supplied in box) I was originally going to use in another module, but after deciding to keep that all digital, i have found a use for it in my research methods assignment … Continue reading

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Research Methods Task 3

to widen my knowledge on photographs, both looking at and producing, I visited the university library and have borrowed the following two books Langfords Advanced Photography 8th Edition by Michael Langford and Efthimia Bilissi, published by Focal Press. This edition … Continue reading

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Print to wood

first attempt, test imageFor this, I have bought some liquid photo emulsion from a reputable photographic supplies store and a piece of scrap wood from when building my darkroom. To produce an image onto the wood, you have to first … Continue reading

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Castlefield Food Festival

I was asked by a friend of mine if i could submit images taken there of the live music stage to the organisers of the festival as they were impressed with the quality of them, payment will be due for … Continue reading

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Slow Readers Club shoot -Manchester Arena

Due to being friends with this band, I managed to gain a photo pass to photograph them during thier support slot for the band James at Manchester Arena.  This is the first time i have managed to photograph in such … Continue reading

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Anthotype

This method of producing an image is similar to the cholorphyll process, however instead of using the leaves off a plant, you use either the petals or berries. For this I have used blackcurrant berries to give a stronger contrast … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, Uncategorized, Year 1