4.2 Cuckoos at Dawn: outsider in a Kyrgyz village

Book concept The original Photobook brought together a selection of photos based on what I thought were immediately attractive or provocative images from my outsider perspective – beauty of the mountains and light at dawn and sunset, distinctive textures and colours of gates, dramatic weather, some people, animals and plastic pollution. The photographs were all […]

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. […]

3.3 Developing content: Love and other Islands

For this project I chose the image and caption option. Using the principles of collage, juxtapose a series of images and captions. The images could be photographs, illustrations you’ve created yourself or found material. You could take the captions from existing sources or develop them in response to the images. Try and develop work that […]

3.1.3: Lost on the Way to Zennor: Collage

Create contradictory or new meanings by juxtaposing existing images and text through collage. This third project further explores different relationships between text and image based on a ‘bricolage’ sketchbook of collaged photographs and mixed media mark-making for which I created meaning through adding selected text from Rebecca Solnitz ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’. I […]

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 […]

Assignment 2.1 Bridge

This assignment asks me to revisit and redo an earlier project that I would like to extend in some way – because it no longer reflects my personal voice and/or technical skills. This project uses images of the A14 Road Bridge across the River Cam where I walk every day to revisit a natural landscape […]