23 Oct 2010

Working on Assignment 3

Well, Assignment 3 is now three days overdue and I only have 7 photographs so far. Work is really getting in the way of this submission!

When I first started planning for this assignment, I emailed my tutor and asked him the relevance of Von Goethe’s colour theory when composing the photographs for submission. The short answer was that there are arguments for and against the suggested colour rations and that it is, at the end of day, just a theory. I will experiment with the composition and bare the colour ratios in mind but I am not going to obsess about them.

My tutor has also recommended that I use RAW files and an editing program to really make the colours pop for this assignment; I will be downloading a few trial versions of RAW editing software and see what I can do with them – more to come!

8 Oct 2010

Happy Halloween!

I was browsing the web to get some more inspiration for Assignment 3 and I came across this Horror Photographer; Joshua Hoffine.

Being the fan of horror movies that I am, I really like this artist’s work; it’s amazingly atmospheric and has such elaborate setups that you can’t help but love the elegant macabre of each photograph. Can I use this as inspiration? Inspiration maybe, but I do not have the skill, experience or resources for amazing photographs like these. Maybe when I'm better?