Category Archives: Picturing The Body

Evaluation

Overall I think this module has been very enlightening and I feel that my outcome from the project is O.K. I began this project by participating in the weekly tasks and researching and responding to the guest speakers whilst in … Continue reading

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Photographing My Mum and Nan.

I’ve photographed my Mum and Nan’s treasured items now, the photos are shown below. Mum Engagement Ring Wedding Dress Dad’s Watch Mum’s Beads Gold Bracelet Flower Card Coin Purse Gold Chain and Fob Photo of Thomas and Helen Card from … Continue reading

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Photographing my Dad

I have photographed my Dad’s treasured possessions, these are the edited photos with his captions (digital form). My first big purchase Amplifier College book My old leather jacket My first video recorder BBC Model B Computer My best watch 1950’s … Continue reading

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Photographing my Grandma

Today I photographed my grandmas treasured possessions. I had asked her (and everyone else participating) to think of her ten most precious items, and to make a list. I also took some paper with me so she could write down … Continue reading

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Book-making

Yesterday I was introduced to book-making. I realised that this would be a great artifact to make as I can display my series of photos within one piece. I have now found the perfect paper for my pages, and I … Continue reading

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Notes on Simon Norfolk, Julia Margaret Cameron and sally Mann.

A little bit of research for tomorrows picbod session. I’ve underlined the most relevant parts. Simon Norfolk and Paul Lowe in Conversation SN: Although I use a wood and brass camera much like Burke’s, shooting on collodion was a non-starter … Continue reading

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Final Idea

As I said previously, I would like to continue the exploration of photographing someones treasured possessions in order to depict their being, or their body. I had photographed two of my Mums treasured things in a catalogue style: against a … Continue reading

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