Les Rencontres de la Photographie @Arles 2019 – my top three

Rather belatedly, I want to capture my notes about the work I saw in Arles as I often seem to refer back to it. [All quotations are from the wall text/exhibition blurb unless otherwise stated.] This were my top three faves (not in any order) … Libuše Jarcovjáková – Evokativ at the Eglise Sainte-Anne This … Continue reading Les Rencontres de la Photographie @Arles 2019 – my top three

Helen Levitt – Observing New York’s Streets @Arles2019

Helen Levitt (1913-2009) – Espace Van Gogh (part of Rereading – Photography Revisited) Levitt was inspired by HCB and used a 35mm camera in East Harlem and the Bronx to revolutionise traditional reportage photography. This was different from the sociopolitical documentary that had come before and more about artistic depiction, influenced by surrealism which had … Continue reading Helen Levitt – Observing New York’s Streets @Arles2019

Assignment Two – Body of Work: tutor feedback and reflection

Feedback on assignment You’ve written a good commentary to accompany your submission of your portfolio of WIP (a selection of images shot at your chosen locale, comprising of close portraiture, candid street-style photography and environmental shots). You yourself mention ‘I still don’t quite know what I am working on. Is this a portrait of place … Continue reading Assignment Two – Body of Work: tutor feedback and reflection