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Out of step

This is just a simple exercise in form using urine bags – their taps specifically. The comparison between the realistic image and the end product is quite profound. I’ve entitled the image Out of Step because that is just how … Continue reading

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A cliché – possibly

Enjoying the distance sleep offered me from last night’s bleed made me decide to put more space between the event and me today, by driving to Deal in Kent. The weather was glorious: cold and clear. We didn’t talk much, we … Continue reading

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What is Contemporary Art? 3

I continued with my exploration of definitions of contemporary art by reading Now and Elsewhere (Raqs Media Collective, 2010). Contemporary art is: equivocal as a label both an assertion and reticence to name ones place in time p41 or history … Continue reading

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Making a personal statement: Options in re-presenting my outlook

I discounted offering viewers photos like Graham’s (link) or like this below because they don’t express anything of me, and my notions around aspects of impairment or disability; rather they just document vistas realistically in quite a matter of fact … Continue reading

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A photo a day – order

Isn’t it interesting how the frame can impose order an general situations. Take this image I shot of a truck. The framing has drawn out a clear Gestalt within the image. When I shot this it reminded me of a … Continue reading

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A photo a day – feeling colourful

Even though it’s raining outside the recent publicity for a group exhibition I mentioned yesterday has really raised my spirits and I wanted to reflect this in today’s quadriptych image. I know that I am supposed to follow the convention … Continue reading

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Not a photo a day – production values

This image isn’t my photo for the day because that’s already been published. However I wanted to publish this image and reflect on it a little as its also as heavily processed as the photo a day but this time … Continue reading

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A photo a day – Good Friday

I don’t know what celebrations look like in your home but Easter means mainly lots of chocolate in my parent’s house.   Happy Easter. I also created this today. The photo began life as a discarded package of Omeprozole. I … Continue reading

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A photo a day – compressing planes

Today’s photo is a simple straight index of Beckenham Junction station. The foreground shows the tram terminus, then in the middle of the frame we see the roof of the train station and beyond that the roof and sign for … Continue reading

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A photo a day – a peeled orange on a table

Yesterday there was a discussion on Flickr regarding the issues around choosing to present images in colour or monochrome (link). Some people argue for the choice to be made before the shot – so its envisaged and worked toward from … Continue reading

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