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In December, I was lucky enough to receive an invite from my friend and photographer Iain Jaques to get involved in an arts project being run by Leicester City Council.
The photographer is an armed version of the solitary walker reconnoitring, stalking, cruising the urban inferno, the voyeuristic stroller who discovers the city as a landscape of voluptuous extremes. Adept of the joys of watching, connoisseur of empathy, the flâneur finds the world “picturesque.” —Susan Sontag, On Photography Over the last few months I’ve become aware […]
One of the main roads into Leicester has had a pointless flyover for as long as I can remember. Travelling over it on the bus as a kid was always pretty thrilling, being so high off the ground, and whenever I’ve rode a bike over it, it’s always felt like I was breaking some law […]
The second section of the Art of Photography course builds on the basics of the first and leads us through a series of exercises that explore the use of design elements in composition.
Still waiting for course material to arrive, so in the meantime, I’ll post my latest photographic exploits in an effort to get used to WordPress. This morning, before I got up, I continued reading Geoff Dyer’s interesting book, the Ongoing Moment. It is a brief history of (mostly American) photography, but rather than starting on […]