Project 4, The Gallery Wall – documentary as art, Research – Paul Seawright, Sectarian Murders

Research Paul Seawright’s series of work entitled Sectarian Murder is a revisiting of the sites of sectarian attacks during the 1970’s close to Belfast, [Seawight, Sectarian Murder]. The series of art photographs has been extensively exhibited and present a disturbingly varied yet cohesive set of images accompanied by newspaper quotes from which all allusion to the … More Project 4, The Gallery Wall – documentary as art, Research – Paul Seawright, Sectarian Murders

Project 3, Reportage – Contemporary Street Photography

Street photography is a documentary style of photography that captures life as it is happening. One of the most famous street photographers is Henri Cartier Bresson who is most known for his move away from surrealism to capturing the decisive moments that he saw. Many of the most famous street photographs are monochrome images as … More Project 3, Reportage – Contemporary Street Photography

Project 2, Photojournalism – The Critical Debates

Research Photojournalism is a genre of photography that is most often brought to the public domain by the photo-editors of newspaper and magazine publications. The photo-editors make choices to suit their publication’s place in the market, ownership, editor in chief and political stance all of which are non-separate realities. So whilst there can be criticisms of photojournalism that … More Project 2, Photojournalism – The Critical Debates

The Critical Approach

Research The critical approach to photographic images allows us to see below the surface or beyond the superficial. The photography used in advertising can be an obvious place to begin when learning to take a critical approach to imagery. How the image is used having been carefully constructed to market to an audience, persuasively in … More The Critical Approach