BIG SOCIETY ALIVE AND WELL HERE!

During the Summer of 2011 I interviewed and Photographed the members of The West Eleven Housing Co-op (of which I too am a member) and talked with them about the trails and tribulations of membership and the management and maintenance of the co-operative housing project that began its journey in 1976. The results eventually formed a…

“THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY” – NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 2012

Here is a series of street shots from the Notting Hill Carnival 2012. Held each year in West London, UK. Carnival attracts many thousands of visitors and is the second largest street carnival in the world, apart from Mardi Gras. I live pretty much smack in the middle of it so its a case of hide…

GENERATION X FACTOR

“X FACTOR AUDITION BOOTH  – NOTICE” “This is your chance to shine! Give it everything you’ve got! Show us your voice and personality! If you are successful you will be given a gold slip and the X Factor team will tell you where to go. If you are unsuccessful your number will be crossed out…

‘THE RED BALLOON – ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES’

UNIT 1.1 PHOTOJOURNALISM PRACTICE ASSIGNMENT PICTURE STORY “The Journey” Working Guidelines This project is to be shot over the next two weeks.  You must attend the first crit session with either an initial take from the the story or comprehensive details of what the story you plan to shoot for the next week will be. This…

‘Street’ Photography – Waterloo Station

For this assignment we were instructed to ‘take to the streets’. The brief was to find three scenes, situations or locations and to photograph them with a view to building a better shot each time; through positioning oneself differently in  terms of distance, negotiating a better angle or simply playing the waiting game and hoping…

‘At Work’ – “Four Haircuts”

No 1. “Four Haircuts”. This gallery shows a Barbers on Golborne Rd, London. Nothing special about it, but they do a good cheap haircut! The guys are friendly and will tell you about their holidays. This gallery shows work made in repsonse to my first assignment on my Masters course. The brief was to find two…