Gregory Crewdson is a fascinating photographer, who has taken some of the most amazing photographs of small town America. His images are extremely elaborate and they remind me very much of the films of directors such as Albert Hitchcock and David Lynch. Continue reading Gregory Crewdson
In this scene from the film, Scorcese follows the character of Henry through from his car through to his table in the Copacabana in a single shot, as he walks in through the back door then through the kitchen and into the night club itself. Continue reading Exercise – Goodfellas
Tom Hunter is a photographic artist based in Hackney, London. Born in Bournemouth in 1965 he only received one CSE at school but went on to study for a photography degree at the London College of Printing. Continue reading Tom Hunter
Cindy Sherman is an American photographer whose works concentrate on images of female characters, many of whom are stereotypes of characters from film and older types of art.
Her 1978 work Untitled film stills show images of women as they are often portrayed in the movies; the type of female character seen in such films as Hitchcock thrillers, photographed in Black and White.
An interesting video on storytelling in photographs
Write an essay of 1,000 words on an image of your choice.
For this assignment I have chosen a photograph taken by my father. This is just one of the photographs in an album which I found in my mother’s house after she died. Unfortunately my father died when I was still a teenager, so there is nobody alive now who could offer any first hand information on the content of these photographs. Continue reading Assignment 4 – “A picture is worth a thousand words”
Belgian photographer Frederik Buyckz was awarded Photographer of the Year at the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.
Alessio Romenzi was awarded first prize in the News and Current Affairs section of the Sony World Photography Awards.
Swiss photographer Sabine Cattaneo achieved first place in the Conceptual category in the Sony World Photography Awards 2017.
I visited the exhibition of these awards on 4th May, a few days before the exhibition was about to close. Unfortunately due to other commitments during my day in London, my visit was limited to just over one hour. I could easily have stayed much longer. Continue reading The Sony World Photography Awards