Talking Pictures- In Pictures

I am, as usual, ashamed to say that i was too busy working to take many process shots of the group working. The advantage of this project is that we had some extra cameras for the groups to use and document our working- we were too busy to spend much time doing this and iContinue reading “Talking Pictures- In Pictures”

The Disney Dogs

This group wrote a lovely story which i have published below. As you can see it’s quite a long story but as they wrote it it just got better and better and really highlights the children’s talents for creativity and imagination- i think it also demonstrates how it’s a fairly hands-off approach to their writingContinue reading “The Disney Dogs”

Talking Pictures, World Wide Webbers

For this post i would like to talk about the writing element to the project. I am not a writer by any means but the writing was given as much time as the photographs, with much assistance from the teachers. After a class discussion about photography we introduced the project itself. Below is the informationContinue reading “Talking Pictures, World Wide Webbers”

Emotion, by Wild Wolves

I am going to use several of the finished images from the Talking Pictures project which finished at the end of June, to talk about how we made the work. With thanks to the teachers i got lots of the model release forms returned. We worked on the project for approximately 3 months and there’sContinue reading “Emotion, by Wild Wolves”

Talking Pictures

I’d like to share a project I have been working on for a few months now, in a Primary school in the Falkirk area that received some funding to create a photography exhibition and book for the baton relay event cutting through Falkirk on the 24th June. The working title for this is Talking PicturesContinue reading “Talking Pictures”

An Addendum…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/07/lucas-samaras-selfies_n_5098676.html?utm_hp_ref=arts&ir=Arts Lucas Samaras was interviewed recently about his thoughts on ‘the selfie’, it’s superficiality and his objection to it. He also comments on Rembrandt… “What is going on now is considered raw and therefore of interest to analyze. That diminishes the value of self-portraiture, especially when someone decides to see the difference between the professionalContinue reading “An Addendum…”

the ‘selfie’…

I spend much of my time working with children and young people, teaching them various elements of photography and art, and i’ve managed to do this for almost ten years self-employed which i am very proud of. But i am aware that times are changing and in order to maintain a level of interest inContinue reading “the ‘selfie’…”