Category Archives: Photographers

Notes and biographies on photographers discovered during this course.

Southam, Jem: The Red River

This is a different type of book to that which I’ve encountered previously. The photographic premise is that the photographer follows the Red River from source to sea through Cornwall, tracing its history, culture, people, current status, monuments, flora and … Continue reading

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DEUTSCHE BÖRSE PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE 2012, and the winner is…..

http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/john-stezaker ..John Stezaker, who is not a photographer but who made the best contribution to photography in Europe through a body of work in exhibition or publication format between 1st October 2010 and 30th September 2011. Stezaker’s entry was his … Continue reading

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Muller, W. (2003) Karat – Sky Over St Petersburg. Nazraeli Press. Tucson USA ISBN-3: 932809-40-8

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(This book arrived from Missouri Central library courtesy of the Surrey libraries in Oxted. Even the library staff were amazed that this was possible, and makes future suggested readings quite intriguing as to where the books may come from.) There … Continue reading

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness, Julian Germaine

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http://www.juliangermain.com/projects/foreveryminute.php Germaine met Charles Shelling while walking to see Portsmouth Football team when he noticed Snelling selling flower cuttings priced in odd specific amounts, such as 57p, 83p and so on. He followed Charlie’s comings and goings and documented them … Continue reading

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Lewis’s Fifth Floor – A Department Story, Stephen King

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I can only show the cover of the book with a link to various images found through a Google search – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=lewis’s+fifth+floor&hl=en&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=TlsQUIOMCobF0QWelIC4DA&ved=0CF4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=705 The book is fairly small but contains 160 pages of photos and text. When King first walked into … Continue reading

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Saatchi visit: part 2

For me it is important to think of these as works by an “artist” rather than a “photographer”. This is an extensive catalog of contemporary art that just happens to involve photography as the medium, and represents the current directions … Continue reading

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Saatchi Gallery: Out of focus

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OCA STUDY TRIP TO SAATCHI GALLERY “Out of Focus”  1 gain a personal perspective on a wide range of photographers 2 Reflect on the experience of seeing photography in a gallery 3 Network with other OCAstudents I recorded several pages … Continue reading

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