5.1.4 Wish You Were Here 4: Lake Reflections

‘Beauty and Sublime’ revisited This series of landscape photographs started by revisiting earlier photographs I had taken of Troutbeck on a short camping holiday in October 2014 for OCA Landscape Photography Assignment 1 Beauty and the Sublime. The holiday had been intended as an exploration of the Lake District – revisiting places like Ullswater and […]

5.1.3 Wish You Were Here 3: St Ives Black and White

I started to produce a short documentary book of on-line experience of St Ives in the Winter based on a further visit in November 2019. Lelant and Hayle This series was inspired by Fay Godwin’s Black and White documentary style. St Ives Barnoon Cemetery These images could be further developed in colour, contrasting the brown […]

5.1.1 Wish You Were Here 1: Aldeburgh Revisited

The first set of photographs I chose were from Aldeburgh. Aldeburgh is only 1-2 hours by car from Cambridge and a favourite place for short holidays and day trips in winter. In many ways it sums up quintessential ‘Englishness’ with a mix of the ‘genteel’ with more raucous beer drinking and day-tripping from nearby towns […]

4.1 Communicating Kyrgyzstan: photographic creativity

Continues exploration of photographic styles, meaning and communication from Assignment 2.2, further developing my creative process workflow as it related to photographic media. Monochrome and photographic experiments with Lightroom, AnalogFX and Photoshop, with using creative prompts. Also draws on styles from printmaking like screenprint, cyanotype and solar plate. And asks for feedback from different audiences. […]

3.1.2 Lost in Blue: Maximum, minumum and ‘just right’

Use an image and a piece of text to create maximum information or detail. Next, strip back the design to maintain the same meaning or effect but with minimum visual content. Find a point between these two positions where there’s just enough information or detail. For this project I decided to explore one of Solnit’s […]