Started Instagram account and more inspiration

In the new year, branding and getting my work out into the interweb is my main concern/goal. I use the word concern because it’s something I have never done, yet with my business background and ICT background, raises a question I ask myself ‘Why haven’t I?’. If the images I take are just sitting on…

Kasia Wozniak – Guest speaker

Wet Plate Collodion, worked with it for 5-6 years. Started in her final year of university, throughout her studies, she wanted to find something she was fascinated by making something. “Each answer remains in force as an answer only as long it is rooted in questioning” – Fried, M. Fashion and portraiture, when it comes…

Hard copies of texts Informed Practice and Where I am text

Hudson_J_BA1a_InformedPractice Essay BA1a – Informed practice The academic text given to me at the start of this brief revolved around the photographic theory ‘inside/out’ by Abigail Solomon-Godeau. The text discusses the two perspectives that other practitioners believe. Two main influences for me were Susan Sontag and Martha Rosler. Analysing their views were a starting point…

Storehouse magazine meeting

Wednesday, 11th Novemeber. On 22nd of October, I received an E-mail from James Cant about a great photography opportunity to get early published work. Below is a screenshot of the email. I replied straight away making sure I couldn’t miss this opportunity and knowing that nearly all the photography students will want to be a…

Studio Assisting for Year 2 Kamilia

Kamilia Meeson-Pedersen wanted some assistants for her still life shoot she was doing for her brief work. Me and Issak helped out and we learnt a lot. She got me setting up the lights and picking the flowers to go in the bottle. I told her if something needed changing or if i liked the…

Deadline week: Motivation update

Finally the 9th November 2015 has arrived, deadline week for the BA1a briefs to be handed in. After my asylum trip over the weekend I have been working countless hours at night to get my Logbook up to scratch. On Monday of this week, I had my tutorial session with Junkeo. Me and Junkeo are…

Mental asylum photographs

Here are some more images from the asylum we visited on Sunday. I still have quite a few raw HDR images to put together when i get a chance over reading week. Although the deadline is on Friday, I couldn’t resist editing some more of these. Middle exposure camera settings for the above image: 10mm…

Mental Asylum exploration – An unusual Sunday

Today has been one of the most enjoyable days I’ve had in Norwich (that is photography related) and something that isn’t related to my current brief. Little plumstead hospital is where we explored just on the outskirts of Norwich (Plumstead, Norfolk. UK) where now only ‘The Old Hall’ is left standing. The area and building…

Guest Speaker – Katy Lassen

Katy Lassen is a freelance fashion stylist and consultant based in London. Originally from the Lake District, Katy started her career assisting at Conde Nast titles Vogue, Glamour and GQ before joining the launch of biannual title GQ Style as Junior Fashion Editor. A passion for womenswear persisted and Katy left to pursue work as…

New Inspiration from Instagram

Photographer Weston Colton appears to be a architectural/urban photographer. I found him by looking on my Instagram when i came across an image i really liked. I checked his page out and his work is really good. Architecture is an area in photography i have interest in and I love Weston’s work. Someone to consider…

Foggy nights in Norwich

After a late night gym session it was the foggiest night I’ve seen in Norwich and although all I wanted was food and my bed, I wasn’t missing this opportunity to shoot one of my favourite scenes. I love the fog because it’s so rare and makes for beautiful images you rarely see daily,  in…