Psychological Photography, Passion for a Subject- Gabriel Isak, Lexi Laine and Hiroshi Sugimoto

Gabriel Isak – “Gabriel Isak’s work entails surreal and melancholic scenes where he invites the viewer to interact with the inner world of solitary figures that symbolize our own unconscious states. He used photography as a medium to draw and paint surreal images, minimal and graphic in its aesthetic, rich in symbolism and emotion, focusing … Continue reading Psychological Photography, Passion for a Subject- Gabriel Isak, Lexi Laine and Hiroshi Sugimoto

Scientific Documentary Photography – Mandy Barker

Mandy Barker – Plastic waste in our ocean – Aims to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the world’s oceans whilst highlighting the harmful affect on marine life and ultimately ourselves. “The aim of my work is to engage with and stimulate an emotional response in the viewer by combining a contradiction between initial aesthetic … Continue reading Scientific Documentary Photography – Mandy Barker

Contextual Research – Dadirri, Cymatics, Dr. Masaru Emoto and the Biophilia Hypothesis

As part of my contextual research I wanted to look at some historical and cultural links to humans interaction with nature and visa versa. This blog post includes information about deep listening or Dadirri used by aboriginal people, the study on cymatics by Dr. Masaru Emoto and the Biophilia Hypothesis. Starting with the Biophilia Hypothesis, … Continue reading Contextual Research – Dadirri, Cymatics, Dr. Masaru Emoto and the Biophilia Hypothesis

John Darwell – A Black Dog Came Calling

https://johndarwell.com/index.php?r=image/default/category&alias=a-black-dog-came-calling "An allegorical, first hand, journey through the experience of depression." John Darwell 2003 How has it informed and formed, my ideas, perspectives and practice? Solitude, scars and darkness, that is what I see in A Black Dog Came Calling. John Darwell focused on himself with this project instead of presenting an outside perspective for … Continue reading John Darwell – A Black Dog Came Calling

Boomoon – Stopping Time with Nature

Boomoon’ ‘Skogar’ series of 300 photos centers around the waterfall Skogar Falls. Boomoon describes the project as “the encounter between the horizontal and the vertical axes and everything that happens in between”. The series all has the same perspective, two thirds falling water and the bottom third the horizon. Each photo is cropped to avoid … Continue reading Boomoon – Stopping Time with Nature

Ryan Pernofski – Comforting the Disturbed Through Music and Video

Ryan Pernofski’s work of capturing the ocean waves in slow motion is made for the purpose of comforting the disturbed. Collaborating not with people but with nature, Pernofski creates high speed videos with added music that enhances the experience, further immersing the viewer into the work through more sensory interactions with the viewer. The videos … Continue reading Ryan Pernofski – Comforting the Disturbed Through Music and Video

Spirit of a Nation

As part of investigating the spiritual influence water has on us, I’ve been looking into how certain areas may give off different effects. For myself Wales has always been a country of song, religion and industry to name a few. Where there may be specific influences for other people in the same place, Wales’s wildland … Continue reading Spirit of a Nation