The Kodak Gallery, Science And Media Museum : Bradford

A visit to this museum was very worthwhile for me, it really does make learning the history of photography very easy and enjoyable. There are a great many examples of very early camera devices, negatives, glass plates, a victorian photo studio and several different cameras used over different time periods. A modern section allows the … Continue reading The Kodak Gallery, Science And Media Museum : Bradford

Unit 4 Research: Language Of Light: Eugene Atget

Although Eugene Atget died in 1927, such was the quality of his work that he remains a benchmark against which most sophisticated contemporary photography measures itself. His photographs, many of which were taken at dawn, are notable for their diffuse light and wide views that give a sense of space and ambience. He devoted most … Continue reading Unit 4 Research: Language Of Light: Eugene Atget

Unit 4 Photographers: The Language Of Light

Nicephore Niepce 1827 - Essay - Memoire on the Heliograph Sally Mann’s series Southern Landscapes and Immediate Family Berlin-based documentary photographer Michael Schmidt (1945–2014) actively sought out a flat midday light: Early in his career, Eugène Atget also worked with midday light for the objective quality that it gave to his photographs. Asamura Bloomfield, ‘Volatile … Continue reading Unit 4 Photographers: The Language Of Light

Dora Maurer and Nan Goldin at Tate Modern, Sept 2019

Nan Goldin A 1985 slideshow exhibition and a 1986 photobook Deptics the fringes of urban life in the 1980s and is a visual diary of Nan Goldin as she photographed friends, lovers and family in a candid way using a snapshot aesthetic approach The Ballad Of Sexual Dependency is considered a contemporary classic and there … Continue reading Dora Maurer and Nan Goldin at Tate Modern, Sept 2019