“I’m at that stage in life where not a lot happens so I look elsewhere – which is probably about 90% of most males on those sites – it’s a grey area.” Continue reading
Having brainstormed with a little research on potential layouts for my exhibition I needed to trial some ideas to see how they worked. By gathering some laser copies of various sizes I began tentatively placing them on the walls of the studio.
Would it be cheating to include these two shoots into the project? Continue reading
After the portfolio clinic & four 1-1 portfolio reviews I got completely different feedback from each person. But as John Spinks quoted “Opinions are like assholes…everyone has one.” So I need to sift through everything that has been said and filter what I feel will help to move the project forward as well as how best to disseminate the final body of work. Continue reading
This man poses an interesting conundrum. Most of the men who I have photographed for this project identify as bisexual; but when asked to place himself he replied ‘straight’. Continue reading
“to photograph people is to violate them by seeing them as they have never seen themselves, having knowledge of them they can never have. It turns people into objects that can be symbolically possessed. “ (Susan Sontag; On Photography. Harpenden: Penguin. 1979, p.14) Continue reading
An intelligent, articulate and very easy going subject made this photoshoot an enjoyable afternoon. My main problem however was trying to find objects that reflected his character. Unfortunately for my purposes his house was not packed full of the usual object d’art or knick-knacks that you may expect to find in someone’s home. Continue reading