When invented it was thought it would produce an accurate and therefore truthful representation due to it’s minimal need for human action. Once thought that it gave nature the facility to create images of itself – a risable concept now Continue reading
” If photographs could not be read as stories, they could be read as symbols.” J Szarkowski The Photographer’s Eye (introduction) Continue reading
“God created man in his own image. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed” The Book Of Genesis, Bible, King James Version Continue reading
The Canadian photographer Jean Mailloux explains how he uses his photography to help the men he photographs to overcome body issues and give them a renewed sense of self-confidence. Continue reading
In A Different Light was a 1995 exhibition of art exploring Queer Identity curated by Lawrence Rinder & Nayland Blake. The following are notes taken from the accompanying book – Continue reading
Melanie Manchot’s (p.18) photographs of her naked mother force us to challenge our perceptions of youth as a physical ideal (Look up John Coplans too) – compare the two. Which is more acceptable? Which is more appealing? Is the older nude male more attractive than the older nude female?
For Some It’s About Lust; For Some It’s Power & For Some It’s Just Loneliness. Continue reading