This weekend I was invited to talk at the RedEye Network HotHouse 2018 event at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. HotHouse talks bring together a range of photographers who are given ten minutes to share their process, experiences and stories about their practice. I have attended a number of HotHouse events before as… Continue reading RedEye HotHouse18
Images from a trip to Finland in August. Fantastic national parks and walking trails abundant with photographic opportunities.
Hidden in the lake areas of Finland, the yellow trail of the Eteläkonneveden National Park guides you around Vuori Kalaja taking in carpets of wild blueberries, great views and forest treks.
A trip to the Art Argile Ceramics co-operative just outside the old town of Fes
Most tourists crowd onto balconies and jostle for position to capture their photographs, I however found myself in the company of someone who could take me for a closer view.
Nice to welcome colleagues from MMU's Initial Teacher Training and Schools Direct courses again this year for the 'Teaching digital photography' workshop. Good luck on your next placements!
One of my main targets for this year was to further promote the work of our most able students both within school and the wider community. Along side our social media presence I decided to create and self publish a small zine that would be released on a termly basis. Issue one focused on the… Continue reading TALENT Magazine
A short piece about GCSE Photography Unit 2, 10 hour phase and how to plan, over on PhotoPedagogy http://www.photopedagogy.com/blog/planning-for-the-10-hour-controlled-assessment
Just added to the PhotoPedagogy site, my new lesson plan LIGHT AS THE SUBJECT. Navigate over to http://www.photopedagogy.com/lesson-plans.html for the pdf and check out many other great lesson ideas. “The camera is a device for capturing light. This short project aims to bring light back to the forefront of the creative process and make it… Continue reading New Lesson plan on #PhotoPedagogy
Another very successful PGCE workshop on digital photography delivered for ITT students from MMU yesterday. A great group of trainees who were full of questions and enthusiasm for the activities during the day. This year as an addition we were able to insert a non digital element to the day through the creation of chemigrams. Assisted… Continue reading PGCE Workshop 2016