Monthly Archives: January 2014

A photo a day – chips

So here is a rather everyday photo of something that’s taken place for at least the past 10 years or so. Weekly lunch with my parents at their home. There is nothing like mum’s cooking…Here she is cutting up the … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , | 3 Comments

A photo a day – revelation or transformation?

We all know that photos are indexes of something else, otherwise they would not be photos but digital pictures. Yet the scope and choices in how we represent things are almost endless as options present themselves right through the workflow. … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A photo a day – ideology and photography

The day before yesterday there was quite a long discussion on Flickr here about what photography students are made to study. A student was complaining about a course where he was required to investigate issues of Feminism and photography. His … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A photo a day – a significant scene

This photo was inspired by a discussion with another couple of photographers here. The image was of a mundane scene with no obvious and particular significance and yet the title was this: The photo below is probably the most significant … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A photo a day – the Sunday ritual

Most Sundays take on a similar format. If its not raining I pop around the corner and pick up a paper. The Church is St George’s in Beckenham and I only live 300 metres from it. I chose to present … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A photo a day – metaphor for feeling

Yesterday was a good day but I did not know it when I took this photo. I had bleed badly a few days ago and was due to carry out the same activity last evening. Accordingly I was concerned and … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A photo a day – straight photography

Straight photography originated in a 1904 exhibition review in Camera Work by the critic S Hartmann, where he called on photographers “to work straight” and to produce pictures that looked like photographs rather than paintings. Nowadays the idea of straight photography … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A photo a day – spectacle or discourse?

This photo is of my lift. Its situated in the dining room and rises into the back bedroom. The point of view is looking upward from the dining room toward the hole in the ceiling and the upstairs back bedroom … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

A photo a day – shopping

So yesterday was shopping day. I usually don’t have to endure this chore because Karen gets the shopping. However since her shoulder surgery she hasn’t driven and doesn’t want to shop online so Tesco’s beckoned. What to say. This shot … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A photo a day – a foggy morning

This photo was taken yesterday morning. I took a few shots showing greater and lesser amounts of the houses as a proportion of the frame and also experimented with just how dark or light the houses should be, and as … Continue reading

Posted in A Photo a Day | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment