Landscape

mickyates Art, Falmouth, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Travel, United Kingdom, USA Leave a Comment

I have just started my MA Photography (Falmouth University, online).  In this first week, I was was quite taken with the ‘required reading’ chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell (University of Chicago Press, 1994). Landscape is not really the centre of my photography, though I am always attracted to the genre, which …

To Filter or Not To Filter, that is the Question

mickyates B&W, film, Painterly, Photography Leave a Comment

I rarely take selfies. However, I do play around with Hipstamatic on my iPhone, experimenting with its combination of lens effects and film types.  I have always been interested in ‘vintage looks’, so decided to shoot a ‘TinType’ selfie, and posted on Facebook. I was rather surprised to see the debate that ensued. Here’s an edited and abbreviated version. My …