It was mentioned the use of scale is good – with reduced size full body shots combined with hyper-large macro shots of textures & form.
For a change this reviewer asked me about the project & my intent before even looking at the shots. I explained the subjects contacted me to request very personal pictures they could use in order to find some fun on the internet to scratch an itch.
The shoot that wasn’t. Continue reading
“When one, anyone, tries to represent someone else, to ‘take their picture’ or ‘tell their story’, they run headlong into a minefield of real political problems. The first question is: what right have i to represent you?” (Levi Strauss, 2003, p.8). Continue reading
Having used ambiguity in specific projects in the past I think it is a very valid and interesting ploy to bring in to any project you are working on. An image that raises questions is an image that stays in the mind with intrigue and is less likely to be glossed-over as just part of the background noise of images we encounter on a daily basis. Continue reading