As I write, I am in Cornwall again and have just attended the Adobe Certified Associate Photoshop CC18 intensive week on campus. I attended a basic Photoshop module in my undergraduate degree, but this course has opened up other possibilities and functions within the software that I wasn’t previously aware of. Continue reading
I have long been fascinated by galleries and how images find their way into them via representation – it has always been a mystery to me. The presentation by Francesca Genovese of Francesca Meffeo Gallery this week answered so many of my questions and raised some key points which, for me, had particular relevance. Continue reading
After a very busy working day, I had a group tutorial yesterday evening. I had thought about not attending as it had been such a busy day, but I made myself connect and was glad I did. Continue reading
Reflecting on where I am at the moment, I feel like I have moved some way from the project I was planning, however the peeping idea still dwells in my mind. I might not necessarily have to create a physical peephole within the work itself, this could be how the work is put together Continue reading
Though I have participated in exhibitions work on a few occasions, my only experience of trying to sell photographs was about 15 years ago, a long way before my photography degree. At this time, I put some framed landscape images into a local (rural) shop to test the water. Continue reading
In week 6 we worked on presentations independently, and there was an opportunity to run through drafts but, unfortunately, I was not free to participate in this session. The weeks are passing quickly and life is very busy at present juggling jobs, home, MA and other work. Continue reading
In response to this week’s networking theme, I have begun to explore the platforms of AoP and RPS via student memberships – I am still exploring the resources available. I also made myself join Instagram last week @juliedawndennis – I am beginning to get used to it, I think.
The speed of Instagram/social media is something I have to adjust to; I was taken aback to gain followers so quickly and hadn’t expected any in a week (I have just a few, but enough to get started!) Social media is rather strange to me still, however, there is some great photography and art on the Instagram platform and I am discovering the work of others which is a good thing.