Tag Archives: landscape photography

Photography- Downs Banks Dog Walk

For awhile now I have want to take my dog on a walk over Downs Banks (http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1356404857345/). However, as it would take a large chunk out of my day I have always put it off. So when I had a … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 3:2- Postcard Views

In this exercise, we were asked to find 6-12 postcards we have brought ourselves or were given and write a brief evaluation on their merits and whether they relate to my experience  or views of the places. Postcard Evaluation When … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 3:1- Reflecting on the Picturesque

Now assignment 2 is out-of-the-way (and I’m awaiting my feedback), it’s onto Part 3- Landscape as Political Text. The first part looked at the origins of the picturesque and comments made by Fay Goodwin and William Gilpin’s “Observations on the River … Continue reading

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Ross Paxton

I first saw Ross Paxton’s work in the September 2014 issue of The British Journal of Photography. Paxton spent 3 years completing the project “A General History of Timeless Landscapes” alongside studying towards his MA in photojournalism and documentary photography. Within each … Continue reading

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Sohei Nishino

I first saw Nishino’s work in the September 2014 issue of The British Journal of Photography. Nishino creates dioramas using thousands of individual images, all taken while wandering around cities. His aim is to show his viewer every street, face … Continue reading

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Carleton Watkins

After discussing him in my most recent exercise I found this short video by Getty Images about his work so I thought I would share it with you  https://instagram.com/p/1y-1aIMREM/

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Landscape- Exercise 2.1- Territorial Photography

For this exercise we had to read “Territorial Photography”, an essay by Joel Snyder, and summarise the keys points he makes. After this we had to examine 2 photographers by 2 of the photographers mentioned with the text, reflecting on … Continue reading

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