Paris and The Sickness

I for the last years have been in Paris at this time of the year for Paris photo which was  in the carousel below Louvre. It has now moved over to the Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill in West Paris. I’ve spent so much time walking around paris I can find my way around it pretty much without aContinue reading “Paris and The Sickness”

I didn’t want people to feel pity

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”

Where is Hereford, got to see John Bulmer…

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…”

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”

Joel Meyerovitz Talk at Darby Format 2011

I went to Format festival In Darby. This will be the last Space I will visit as it must be full steam ahead with my Exhibition. I went to Format two years ago. The Main Reason was to see a talk by Joel Meyerovitz  the American street  photographer I knew that this would be good to Continue reading “Joel Meyerovitz Talk at Darby Format 2011”

How i fell for Andre Kertesz, while leaving a Paris Behind…

Striking while the irons hot is not always great in the long run. Did paris Fail or did i Fail Paris? Judge for yourself! Paris Photo 2010 at this moment in time feels like The Clash Signing to Capitol Records. Did they or did they not sell out. Am i more wiser to the whole corporateContinue reading “How i fell for Andre Kertesz, while leaving a Paris Behind…”

Photos with Trader

I was asked to work with band trader from Wrexham. I have worked with them in the past. The brief for these set of images was they wanted something outdoor. Also they wanted something derelict. I think that i have worked with them before creates a interesting process and rapour that only time can build up with aContinue reading “Photos with Trader”

Tweet of the day: Paris Photo Top 20 Finalists

http://www.parisphoto.fr/prix-bmw-paris-photo.html Hopefully ill be heading over to Paris Photo 2010. This year it has a eastern European influences to it. However each year there is a competition. The BMW Paris Photo prize. Simon Norfolk is represented for his work on the Halon Collider The image is beautiful. However it makes me think of the beach huts you see around Britain?Continue reading “Tweet of the day: Paris Photo Top 20 Finalists”