A Sinister Side To Public Art

A Poem by Alan Whitfield A Sinister Side To Public Art From Helkyn I saw brilliance to the outermost edge a full-bodied blue like honey road lines like a cobra supplementing your passing beneath the over pass at hand, waving Why am I here, post haste I approach, like a supermarket bar code. The honeyContinue reading “A Sinister Side To Public Art”

Steps, Philosophy and WordPress

Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made. Franz Kafka Well a belated Happy New Year… Or is just another step in the right direction. I knew I loved this image before I even took the photograph. Maybe I need to think more along the lines of seeing is believing.Continue reading “Steps, Philosophy and WordPress”

Will it Change your View

Adding Photography to music is something that really interests me. I was approached by Joel Cockrill to work on a project with my images to his music. I think the music changes the feel of work. What do you think? The work is from three bodies of work. The now demolished car park from Get Carter in Gateshead called Trinity Square.Continue reading “Will it Change your View”

Using John Szarkowski Photographers Eye Theory

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”

Your Last Breath #5

Alone, you call. ANYONE!!!                                                                

Some John Bulmer influence crept into my Hereford Trip

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.

Tube, Lines and Tranquility

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”

The right in capture! Believing is seeing: What lies behind some iconic photos?

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?”

Chewing gum, Pigeons, cigarette butt…

Your Last Breath #5 Chewing gum, Pigeons, cigarette butt…  

Creative Features Lectures 2011

This month saw the start of the creative futures talks. having only found out it was on the night before on Facebook at 9.30pm was somewhat disappointing. The first lecture in our guide to entrepreneurship was by a lady called Trisha Jones. She was a ceramics and made mosaics. I guess she was inspiring to some people once youContinue reading “Creative Features Lectures 2011”

William Eggleston Article

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/nov/05/william-eggleston-democratic-camera-review A good article on what i would probably say is one of my favorite photographers. The article discus how america has changed in the 50 years of his work. I think the thing with america im fast learning is the british see it as san francisco new york the white house and the Jay Leno show.Continue reading “William Eggleston Article”

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…”