Monthly Archives: November 2014

A photo a day – different view of winter

It was bright and sunny today so I went outside and had a look around my garden. The setting offered endless photographic possibilities. In the end two things struck me: patterns and colours and so this is what I have … Continue reading

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Re-presentation, disability and gender: Contemporary representations of women in art images

So far in this part of my research I have aimed to identify and track common representations of disabled women. I have identified how popular online imagery defined disabled women in quite narrow ways in terms of impairment and physicality … Continue reading

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A photo a day – selfie

I don’t think I had heard to term “selfie” until a few years ago. Now its an established word in the English lexicon. The term appears in Wikipedia, is a title in a TV series, the Oxford Dictionary, its the … Continue reading

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Serendipity, good planning or what?

After posting my photo of the day today I went through my emails: deleting spam, reading and filing those needing no action and taking action for those that needed it. But as a scrolled down one of the emails – … Continue reading

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A photo a day – technically poor but still evocative

Much photography requires technical excellence. For example, getting crisp  shots of horses and riders galloping on a race track while photographing from a distance can be difficult. The light needed, depth of field, focal points, shutter speed and many other … Continue reading

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A photo a day – finding purpose

When I arrived at dad’s today I was confronted with this. Dad had his albums open and ready for me to peruse. This pleased me. It’s hard for him to find purpose and meaning in life after mum’s death and … Continue reading

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Re-presentation, disability and gender: Modern representations of disabled women in popular imagery

The Family of Man The Family of Man exhibition opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on January 24th 1955 and has been shown around the world since then. The exhibition was composed of 503 photographs grouped … Continue reading

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A photo a day – home time

The nights draw in early now. It seems as though everyone is in a rush to get home out of the cold wet dark weather and into the warm and dry.

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Re-presentation, disability and gender: Modern representations of disabled women in art images

In my last post I got to a point where I am clear that the representation of women in both important and popular imagery has been quite limited to white westernised, idealised versions of pretty women or motherhood shaped largely … Continue reading

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A photo a day – Golden oldies

We drove to Rochester is Kent today and wandered down the high street. It’s a nice place because it is unique and challenges the usual high streets where all the shops are part of the same chains wherever you are. … Continue reading

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