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Behind The Image – Natasha Caruana & Anna Fox

Behind The Image is the 3rd in the series of books ’Basics Creative Photography’. So far, this has been the one that has been the most useful for myself. Beyond the introduction of basic techniques and theories in previous texts, this book goes beyond the practice and into the development of projects as individual works … Continue reading Behind The Image – Natasha Caruana & Anna Fox

Langford’s Basic Photography 9th Edition – Michael Langford, Anna Fox & Mark Bolland

Langford’s Basic Photography is part of the reading list for the Context & Narrative . As a continuation of developing understanding photography as a medium and art form this book is an excellent resources for further research stemming from the copious amounts of referenced photographers and examples of their work. Otherwise the information contained within … Continue reading Langford’s Basic Photography 9th Edition – Michael Langford, Anna Fox & Mark Bolland

Exercise 4: Shafran critique

 In what ways might a photographer’s gender contribute to the creation and reading of an image? Without attempting to discuss a vast field of theories of which I have no real knowledge or experience, I would say gender has sociological, physiological, familial, cultural, traditional and psychological contribution to both the reading and creation of images. … Continue reading Exercise 4: Shafran critique

Tutor Suggested Reading – ‘Everyday life and cultural theory’, Ben Highmore

Trying to summarise the contents of Ben Highmore’s ‘Everyday Life and Cultural Theory’ is not a task I have been looking forward to. Having taken 44 pages of notes (displayed below) the book is a deep dive into several notable authors theories on the definition of ‘everyday life’, attempts at cataloguing and theories of how … Continue reading Tutor Suggested Reading – ‘Everyday life and cultural theory’, Ben Highmore

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