Assignment 5.3 Portfolios

In addition to finalising the current blog, I have added relevant material from this module and other audience-relevant information on a number of on-line websites and networking sites. Specific links were given on the portfolio above. zemniimages.com my professional SMUGMUG website which will be redesigned to link the different aspects of my graphic art, photography […]

PF2AB: Shutterscapes II: Carnival Days (5.1.1)

My strongest work in Assignment 2.2 Shutterscapes were the Aldeburgh Carnival photos with the focus on ‘English quirkiness’ and colour style inspired by Martin Parr. I was not able to do new photographs because continuing COVID uncertainties meant the 2020 and 2021 Carnival and other events were cancelled. Shutterscapes II: Carnival Days brings the earlier […]

Assignment 4.3 Cuckoos at Dawn: outsider in a Kyrgyz village

Competing documentary perspectives and audience/market realities:evolution of the project concept My aims in this project were to create a charity photobook book with some text to fundraise for women’s associations in Kyrgyzstan, and also as a participatory reflection and sharing of different ‘outsider’ and ‘insider’ perspectives on Baizakh that might be of interest to audiences […]

PF4: Light in the Shadows of T’ien Shan (Assignment 4.2)

Light in the Shadows: Book Concept “Baizakh Village in Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. These photographs were taken taken over 6 days in May 2016 in spare moments at dawn, midday and evening time when I was not working. They are very much an outsider view […]

PF3: A Week in Teetotal Street, St Ives, Cornwall (Assignment 3)

This third assignment ‘TeeTotal Street’ produces a small graphic and text book based on a diary and photographs of a holiday flat where we stayed in St Ives in November 2019, just before the Brexit general election. It is a very personal response to my feelings of claustrophobia and helplessness at the time and doubts […]

Assignment 2.2: Amend – Shutterscapes

Menu 2.2.1: Aldeburgh revisited a very varied archive of old iPhone 5, iPad Pro and DSLR images processed in Light Room, inspired by the style of Marti Parr. 2.2.2: MINE, Penwith Cornwall : DSLR images converted to Monochrome in Lightroom and inspired by the moody and contrasty styles of Daido Moriyama and Brassai. 2.2.3: In […]

Assignment 2.1 Edit: Bridge Printscapes

Assignment 2.1 Bridge Printscapes 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 […]