A Short film of memories and dreams

I manged to get into my old junior school before it was knocked down. In the short film there is footage from the production we did of ‘Joseph and his amazing Technicolor dream coat’. Looking back this was a massive effort from the community. While musicals not been something im interested in this feet stillContinue reading “A Short film of memories and dreams”

The first step to making a picture that last’s forever on 11/11/11

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”

Photo Shoot with Inferno

I was approached by rock band Inferno ) check out there sounds here) who play out of Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales. To under take a series of photos in the disused Anglesey Aluminum plant. This was an offer i could not refuse to get into the plant and take images of a excellent up and coming band. They wanted me to work toContinue reading “Photo Shoot with Inferno”

Photo tweet of the day: Adam Lau

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/10/waveriders.html?camp=localsearch:on:twit:rtbutton Taken from baston.com Not a sport that i have ever paid much attention to. However there are some really good quality images int the set. Adam Lau is a photojournalist from Los Angeles in the u.s.a http://www.adamlauphoto.com/ the image has such a freedom the look of concentration in the girls eyes is a contrast to theContinue reading “Photo tweet of the day: Adam Lau”

A Tweet a day: Philip Townsend

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/gallery/2010/aug/10/philip-townsend-swinging-sixties#/?picture=365606908&index=0 The Rolling Stones 1964 taken by Phillip Townsend. I think for a promo shot that this is pretty ground braking. its a angle that is very ahead of it time. When images in general view of the public. where sticklers to the rule of thirds and how the image should be view. It fits in with the image of the RollingContinue reading “A Tweet a day: Philip Townsend”

Tweet of the day: the assassination of robert f kennedy

http://framework.latimes.com/2010/08/10/the-assassination-of-robert-f-kennedy/ LOCATION: Los Angeles DATE SHOT: June 5, 1968 CAMERA: Nikon FTn MEDIUM: 35mm Tri-X fillm ISO: FOCAL LENGTH: 28mm SHUTTER: 1/30th a second A great piece of photo journalism from Boris Yaro. This is a total right place at the right time. the space almost feels you are looking into a canyon at the face of the dyingContinue reading “Tweet of the day: the assassination of robert f kennedy”