27 April 2011

London Street Photography Shows the Fleeting Moments

March 28, 2011


Photographer Vaughn Sills once told me that people can “make” the photograph. She always pushed for my photographic portrait subjects to behave naturally, exposing their emotions to the camera in a way that a forced smile or carefully constructed pose protected them from doing. When photographing landscapes and cityscapes she said the human presence could […]

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Apologies and some photos for your viewing!

March 21, 2011


First and foremost I’d like to apologising for not updating in so long. As you may or may not know I have been quite ill, but have now recovered! To celebrate, I joined a friend that I met on the photo walk I attended in the previous entry to go on another photo walk. Organized […]

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The London Photo Walk

February 21, 2011


Every six weeks photographers from the London area meet to walk the streets, getting as many captivating pictures as possible. Yesterday about forty photographers showed up in Barbican with their gear. Some with years of experience and thousands of pounds worth of equipment, others with just an iPhone or small point and shoot camera. Dreamt […]

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A Portrait of a Portrait-Maker

February 15, 2011


Untitled 2009 by Jessica Zerbel

The checkout aisle of American mega-market Wal-Mart is not a place most artists go for inspiration. But then again, photographer Jessica Zerbel doesn’t consider herself to be an artist. “People expect certain things when you say you’re an artist,” Zerbel, 23, explained. “I hate using that word.” Almost a decade ago, Zerbel was shopping at […]

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Beyond the Catwalk: New portraits by Rankin

February 8, 2011


New Portraits by Rankin Who: Rankin What: Nine new fashion portraits specially commissioned by All Walks to celebrate the spirit of design and diversity. Those photographed include Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Giles Deacon and Matthew Williamson Where: National Portrait Gallery, photos displayed When: Friday 11 February, 18.00-22.00 How much: Free admission Curated by All Walks […]

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Francesca Woodman at the Victoria Miro

January 20, 2011


Since 17 November 2010, the Victoria Miro in London has exhibited 100 photographs by Francesca Woodman, spanning the entirety of her career. The exhibit ends on 22 January 2011 (this Saturday), so hurry over before it’s gone off to SF MoMA, San Francisco in 2011 and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York in 2012!

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