Browsing All posts tagged under »Social«

Policing Possibilities – Instagram Shorts

September 23, 2014


Reykjavik's police force take Instagram for a whirl

21:21, The Photo-Marathon

February 11, 2014


Please Note: This article is my response to the Challenge I previously featured and discussed on my blog, click here to see it for more information on the photo marathon and it’s cause, intentions and aims. (Some of the team and myself) Yesterday morning, we met at 9am to group together at base camp where […]

21:21 Photo-Marathon Fundraising Event

February 7, 2014


My current project that I am doing for my educational pursuits focuses on the charity ‘the Shekinah mission’, more specifically their ‘Re:solve’ centre which attends to those facing issues with disabilities, homelessness, conviction, probation, drug abuse and so on. I have been working with them for the past 4 months and intend to do so […]

Social Documentary – Vivian Maier

October 24, 2012


“The story of the nanny who wowed the world with her photography, and who incidentally recorded some of the most interesting marvels and peculiarities of urban America in the second half of the 20th Century is seemingly beyond belief.” I came across Vivian Maiers work within my university work to establish a clearer idea of […]

Visiting Lecturer – Liz Wells

October 10, 2012


Today we had a lecturer, visit the Plymouth College of Art to present to us a talk based on the works of Martin Parr. Liz Wells is a Professor in Photographic Culture at Plymouth University. Throughout this talk we discussed many points surrounding the genre of social documentary such as how it has developed and […]

Trapped – Jenn Ackerman

August 22, 2012


Jenn Ackerman has a fantastic education history having a BA Hon’s in Social Research, A study of Photography and A Masters Degree in visual communications, with this you can only see fit for what see has photographed within her incredible and inspiring series appropriately titled, ‘Trapped’. Jenn was interested by the subcultures within the US, […]

Incredible Travel – Steve McCurry

August 13, 2012


He’s been everywhere. Steve McCurry has an extremely impressive online portfolio of work in which he shows everywhere that he has traveled and documents his travels with, what else, his camera. This isn’t your standard beautiful sun-set shot though or your travel agency advertiser, this is a photographer with an eye for truly uplifting photography […]