Positions and Practice – Week 9

Critical Perspective Wow, what a week. At last, I feel as though I'm using my brain again in relation to my photography. It's been 25+ years since I was near a formal education (retraining as a journalist in my 30s aside) and working in photographic roles that required a more pragmatic approach, the topic of … Continue reading Positions and Practice – Week 9

Positions and Practice – Week 9 (3/3)

Part 3. Talking about photographs. Attention in the third presentation given this week was drawn to Roland Barthes' explanation of how he perceives and reacts to photographs. He refers to how when he likes a photograph, or when it disturbs him, he will linger and scrutinise the image more deeply, which in turn mirrors Hodgson's … Continue reading Positions and Practice – Week 9 (3/3)