Final submission & explanatory text

The idea was to show the area I remember best. The area that shaped me. The people that shaped me. However, the area is not the same as I remember it. I may never know an area in such detail, but in actual fact, now I hardly know this area at all. It was all…

Planning & influences

I continued with research and thought processes over the development of Square Mile project. As suggested by the handbook, I looked at  – Tom Hunter and Dan Holdsworth. Both were of value for this project. I also made scribbled notes during reading in books, online and YouTube interviews. I also looked at the work or…

Notes and plans – first thoughts

Make a series of six to twelve photographs in response to the concept of ‘The Square Mile’. Use this as an opportunity to take a fresh and experimental look at your surroundings. You may wish to re-trace places you know very well, examining how they might have changed; or, particularly if you’re in a new environment, you may…

The colourful Mr Eggleston…

I am sure you have probably seen this – I am usually the last to know – but I found on YouTube a pretty interesting documentary where William Eggleston gets Yentobbed. So the guy invents colour photography yadda yadda – but this documentary has some interesting points on his work practices – 1 shot per…

Exercise 1.13 Make a contact sheet

I still haven’t given up on the last exercise – I am simply waiting for the rain to stop so I can go outside to throw some water balloons around. However I thought it probably best not to let it slow me down too much so am making a contact sheet as required. I have…