Text and Image

Inspired by the previous workshop, I decided to add language to my images. The text were taken from messages or conversations I have had, so it makes the work slightly more personal. My idea was to simply place the text either on to the photo or next to, like a caption.

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For ‘Soup For Hot Bath?!’, the text was placed like a caption at the bottom right. I like the idea of having unusual language because it will allow the audience to think harder and obtain their own perceptions.

 

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I quite like using questions within the pieces. It is like they are talking to you and wanting an answer.

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With these two above, I decided to have the text on the image. I was fond with how the looked because it was like the image was torn and underneath was the text.

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Stone Staircase

Staircases can be slightly frightening depending on how and where they are built. Those that are made of concrete, I find to be quite harsh and not welcoming. However, this might not reflect the people that use the stairs.

The location of the photos were from a London flat. Typically the older flats are built from bricks and concrete which leave them appearing quite cold.

When photographing the stairs, I do not like the show everything in the frame that could give away who is living there. I like to leave this up to the audience.

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The Space In Between

For my next project, I will be using photography to capture spaces that are in between. I have always had a fascination with photographing elements that show a mysteriousness and not displaying everything at the scene.

I am capturing perhaps places that people do not stay in for long and use for travelling purposes such as stairs. Places that show human existence.

As well as this, I also have a fascination with the contrast between light and shadows.  This is something I really want to emphasise on.

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Sky Garden

Using a different approach, I included the full image with only a section that shows the graphic colours. I am really pleased how these turned out as I like the combination. The contrast in colours grabs my eyes, along with the details of the building. The coloured shapes is another way that emphasised this