The work of Roberts Adams is iconic in visual or written text. I’m not trying to push my work in the direction of New-typography. The power Adams commands with capturing of large space is very important. It is critical to the way you approach you work. In time I have come to understand this. ForContinue reading “Robert Adams, controlling empty space…”
Grid Iron 2 is my second collection of metal grills and vent covers. Its funny im getting some really funny looks off people as I lean to the floor camera in hand seemingly taking a picture of nothing. Ha I hear you cry! Little do they know? This work is from Conwy, Hereford and Abergele.
Diane Arbus said “A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know” I think this body of work documents well. I think this is a nice way to describe them. ‘Its like opening the curtains in the morning, you know that they are there but until youContinue reading “I didn’t want people to feel pity”
I recently read John Szarokowski’s 1964 book The Photographers Eye. This was produced to cover M.O.M.A first critically acclaimed photography exhibition, in the book he cover the topics which he sees are the 5 basic principles of a photograph. They are The Thing Itself The Detail The Frame Time Vantage Point THE THING ITSELF This is my Cat MillieContinue reading “Using John Szarkowski Photographers Eye Theory”
Alone, you call. ANYONE!!!
Had a great day in Hereford at the Photography festival . I saw loads of great work in some interesting spaces. Some in an office stair well, a market, a swimming pool and the Cathedral.
On Wednesday I go via my favorite form of public Transport (the Train) to Hereford. Now other than cows and a late goal by Ronnie Radford in the 1972 FA Cup at Home to Newcastle. I know little of the place. I have missed The Hereford Photographic exhibition over the past few years as IContinue reading “Where is Hereford, got to see John Bulmer…”
http://www.londonphotonow.com/ Photography by Mark Paulda Tube; a hollow, usually cylindrical body of metal, glass, rubber, or other material, used especially for conveying or contains liquid or gases. The 1863 the first tube opened in London, the District and circle line. Now it runs like an artery through length and breadth of London. The above Dictionary description describes it well ‘conveying or containing liquids or Gases‘ A smell and special dirt all of it own and a heating system all of it own. Artists have oftenContinue reading “Tube, Lines and Tranquility”
Many questions are asked in the search for why we photograph, Steven Shore ,Robert Adams, Diane Arbus to name a few. I want to look at Roland Barthes thought process in Camera Lucida “A specific Photograph, in effect, is never distinguished from its referent (from what it represents)” The use of the prop (the clock) changes the feel of the image and howContinue reading “The first step to making a picture that last’s forever on 11/11/11”
BBC News – Believing is seeing: What lies behind some iconic photos?. Please watch the above If, when, where, what… All the many things we ask about an image. Is Photographer drive for social or economic change, a moment of chance, to show an experience. I don’t disagree in the essence of the skull been moved as it was atContinue reading “The right in capture! Believing is seeing: What lies behind some iconic photos?”
Your Last Breath #5 Chewing gum, Pigeons, cigarette butt…
Having spent many year looking up in built up areas. I’ve now decided to look down. Welcome to Grid iron… I’m trying to capture the craftsmanship in the metal vents and grills on builds