Category Archives: Research Methods

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

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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

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Research Methods – to do list

finish off glossary – done produce final image of mirror backed print produce anthotype with blackcurrant juice from berries DONE (but didnt work) research¬† books from university library – DONE produce photograph on alu sheet using liquid emulsion* changed to … Continue reading

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Darkroom building diary

For part of my research methods assignment, i am building from scratch a darkroom in a shed at home.   The shed Arrived tuesday 26/04/16 and currently waiting for better weather to stain and board it up on the inside … Continue reading

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