Tag Archives: street photography

Walking Elsa

When I went on a study visit to the Brighton Photo Bennial in October last year, I really liked Adrian Turner’s “36 Views”  http://www.theopengallery.co.uk/?id=1055 With his work in mind, I set about creating a similar series based on the things I … Continue reading

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Book review- Psychogeography

I have just finished reading Psychogeography by Merlin Coverley (ISBN 978-1-84243-347-8) as part of the suggested reading for my landscape module. I found the book to be thoroughly interesting, full of fascinating insights and quotes from various people associated with the psychogeographical movement. … 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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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 1- The Flâneur

Flâneur- a man who saunters around observing society The Flaneur had rich associations; it was about wanting to experience the sights and sounds of the city to aid people’s own development and about appreciating the small things within cities such as … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 15- A Public Space

For this exercise, we had to photograph a public space, such as a park, and look at how different people use it. I went to the local park, hoping for some people playing bowls or carrying out maintenance however there … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 14- An Organised Event

This exercise required us to research and prepare to photograph an organised event where there would be plenty of people and where I would be able to confidently take photos with some variety. I chose to go to an event … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 13- Standard focal length

This exercise required us to do the same as the previous two exercises did, however we had to use a focal length between 27mm and 32mm. I chose to use a 32mm focal length.             … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 12- Close and involved

For this exercise we had to switch lenses and shoot at the widest angle we had available. I chose to photograph at an 18mm focal length. I found this exercise very difficult getting close to my subjects, especially ones that … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 11- Standing back

For this exercise, we had to take “across the street” style compositions using a telephoto lens. I chose to take all of my photos with the focal length set to 135mm.                   … Continue reading

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People & Place- Exercise 9- Developing your confidence

For this exercise we had to take as many photographs as we could in one session and we had to use an outdoor situation which would have lots of people. Afterwards, we had to review our images and recall how … Continue reading

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