Lectures 6 – 10

Lecture 6 - Social documentary and street photography This Lecture is about the beginnings of documentary/street photography. It was started to bring awareness to the people about poverty and lack of respect and value for the lives of the workers and children working in the mills in a hope to change the social status. Street … Continue reading Lectures 6 – 10

Rough Essay plan and research for Photography Theory

Essay question - Compare and contrast the work of Henry Peach Robinson and Peter Henry Emerson. Guide for essay -  essay-writing-2016-17-1 All links for essay research and referencing -   The linked ring formed by Henry Peach Robinson in 1892 - https://www.britannica.com/topic/Linked-Ring Some infromation on Henry Peach Robinson - https://www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-Peach-Robinson Information on Pictorialism - https://www.britannica.com/topic/Pictorialism#ref901613Continue reading Rough Essay plan and research for Photography Theory

Lectures 1-5, Addition Readings and readings from Warner Marien, M (2014) Photography: A Cultural History

This is a summary/notes for lectures 1-5, page readings for Lecture Topics from Warner Marien, M (2014) Photography: A Cultural History and Addition Readings from the universities photography theory page.   Lecture 1 - The Inventions of Photography I really enjoyed the first lecture as it took us on a journey from the birth of … Continue reading Lectures 1-5, Addition Readings and readings from Warner Marien, M (2014) Photography: A Cultural History

More Than Looking

For this task, we had to go out onto the the campus and take some photos on our phones of different textures. This task wasn't a hard one but it was frustrating because the camera in my phone is awful. After we took a range photos, we then had to upload them to the more than … Continue reading More Than Looking

More than looking

Fading Away - by Henry Peach Robinson For this activity we had to analyse a range of photos, all by different photographers. I chose this one by Henry Peach Robinson. We then had to answer the following questions -   What is your first impression of this image i.e. your gut feeling or reaction? My first … Continue reading More than looking

More Than Looking

For this task in photography theory, we had to take a photo from a fellow student on Flickr and create a narrative to the photo. Photo taken by - John Boon. If artists dominated the world, it would be a more colourful place see. But would it be a more peaceful place to be? War … Continue reading More Than Looking

What is photography?

This was my first Seminar in Photography Theory. The task was to get into groups and discuss photography and answer a few questions together. We had to first make a list of different types of photography, then we had to write down what they're used to photograph and where they're commonly seen. Types of Photography. What … Continue reading What is photography?