Off the Highway

No Gate Being a stu­dent again is awe­some. It’s been ten fast years since com­plet­ing my design degree @ulsteruni. Now I’m doing my best to make it through a mas­ters. MFA Pho­tog­ra­phy, also at Ulster Uni­ver­si­ty is a world apart from pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ences. As an artist in film I worked cre­ative­ly on com­po­nents of anoth­er’s…

Under Bridge Dwellings, Ourense.

I love black and white but some images just work bet­ter in colour. In this case I still like the black and white enough to keep it here. 

Robert Frank — The Americans

Amer­i­cans’: The Book That Changed Pho­tog­ra­phy http://www.npr.org/2009/02/13/100688154/americans-the-book-that-changed-photography http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Slideshow.pdf http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Reading.pdf https://oscarenfotos.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/robert_frank_-_the_americans.pdf http://www.steidlville.com/pictures/pdf/Steidl_Frank_Catalogue_A4.pdf    

Return: In Car

 The images below are diaris­tic exper­i­men­ta­tions from each of the jour­neys, with­in which I pick­up the kids from ear­ly Octo­ber through the end of Novem­ber. 

Paul Graham

Note 32min. Lis­ten again on day for night/night for day pho­tog­ra­phy

Andreas Gursky

Images are best viewed on the orig­i­nal web­site where their full tex­ture and depth can be viewed in a high­er res­o­lu­tion. The flat­tened, graph­ic nature of the images def­i­nite­ly resinates with my aes­thet­ic, years of work­ing and lec­tur­ing as a design­er have cer­tain­ly had an impact on how I see and graph­ic shapes and tex­tures…

Francis Alÿs

As a graph­ic, this one real­ly appeals to me. On the oth­er hand it is 25 min­utes of my life I will nev­er get back. Well more like 6, but still.