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Another Exercise in Understanding

In favour of not repeating myself I will refer you to my penultimate post, Exercise in Understanding

The images below were taken over three long, exciting and really quite tiring days. Dawn attacks and storming buildings.

It’s exciting, scary and very loud.

These images comprise part of a large ongoing project.

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Field Day

Welcome to a wonderfully exciting day.

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AKQA

Ethnography and/or brand journalism appears to be a good route forward; it pays, challenges and keeps me more than occupied.

This job involved meeting a variety of people and reporting on their spending habits; what they buy and how technology helps them to do it – or not.

It was great and I had the pleasure of meeting some truly wonderful people.

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An ever so bizarre style

I attended this class last year; life drawing (and photography) with lashings of lemon, fire and lime, silk and sordid sin.

Welcome to The Book Club and Life Drawing Extravaganza – The Seven Deadly Sins.

The efforts exerted on the project concept and the actual expression of it are really quite amazing. Workshop architect Morris, and all those involved, really have excelled themselves. A brilliant and most inspiring – if not slightly alarming – environment had been made available for far less than pint.

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City and Angel

Earlier this month I faced my first editorial beginner bashing. I somehow believed that I was meeting only the designer to discuss a photo feature on Old Spitalfields Market. This just wasn’t the case, and I soon found myself before a handful of faces, eager to suss me out.

Sat in a small, sweltering glass cage, I fast realised that this was an interview – and I didn’t have my portfolio. Really quite the error that pitched me against the chief photographer. As I was soon to discover, this bloke was only teaching me a few harsh, but very necessary lessons. In the meanwhile, he tore me to shreds. Scary and exciting.

And thank you very much Zest Media. I am now a freelancer for City and Angel magazine.

Here are a few photos for the Spotlight article on Old Spitalfields Market:

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Royal celebrations

There are many, but there could have been more.

I had great trouble cutting this one down. The extraordinary variety of opportunities was truly great and to have been expected. No shots of the Royals, only the spectators.

I wanted to pay particular attention to the characters present, but with a greater focus on the scene rather than the individual. I am quite a fan of Jeff Wall and his images of – not necessarily ominous – but definitely unusual groupings of people. The photos have a depth of detail and context often missed through a tighter viewfinder. That said, they must been seen as large prints – web-sized does not do them justice.

Perhaps more on the lines of ‘Where’s Wally?’.

Welcome to the Royal Wedding and the international crowd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AztEX

Welcome again to the supper club.

This weekend Edward and Xenia, Amelia and I, fed and watered 18 guests. It was a mammoth task and the atmosphere in the kitchen was tangible. That said, we got them fed, we got them watered and no one complained – be them too polite or not!

A fusion of Aztec and Mexican cuisine was the order of the soiree. It was exciting, fresh and full of oomph.

The names of dishes will be up shortly*

If interested and think you’d like to join us one evening, do click here.

Entrar!

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