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

Unit 3: Research Point : Henri Cartier-Bresson

Brief Watch the Henri Cartier-Bresson documentary ‘L’amour de court’ (‘Just plain love’, 2001) available on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/106009378 [accessed 19/01/18] Write up your research on the decisive moment in your learning log taking care to give a proper account of the three differing views offered above, and any further research you’ve undertaken independently. What do you … Continue reading Unit 3: Research Point : Henri Cartier-Bresson

McQueen

I watched this documentary on the life and career of the artistic genius that was Lee Alexander Mqueen. I was inspired by how how his clothes collections were created, he produced fashion shows and clothes that reflected who he was, how he was thinking, his experiences through his life. Mcqueen's degree show, Jack The Ripper … Continue reading McQueen

Research Point: Unit 2: Lens Work

‘I’m inclined to think that there is no such thing as a photojournalistic image, only a photojournalistic use of an image.’ (David Campany) https://www.fotomuseum.ch/en/explore/still-searching/articles/26952_backwards_and_forwards ( Accessed 11.06.19 ) Don McCullin, 'This is how it is', Sunday Times Magazine, March 28, 1968 Don McCullin, 'This is how it is', Sunday Times Magazine, March 28, 1968 Eve Arnold, 'Vietnam, North Carolina', Sunday … Continue reading Research Point: Unit 2: Lens Work