May Master’s Update

The proposal has been handed in, the Master’s question (first draft?) has been written, and the next couple of months will be both terrifying and thrilling. (I’m still learning…) Urban Renewal: What are the observable effects of post-war regeneration in Southampton? It all began with romantic thoughts of Blackpool during the sixties, and now I’m … More May Master’s Update

Southampton City

Small beginnings, but it’s something. I have finally come up with a topic for my Master’s project. I want to represent Southampton through its characteristic concrete buildings and the effects that bombings during WWII had on the city. These photographs were all taken on a disposable camera. I have not picked up a disposable camera … More Southampton City

Bracklesham Bay

Bracklesham Bay is, put simply, one of the most stunning places I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. It’s located in Sussex, on the south coast of England, and includes an impressive eight mile stretch of beach. The bay looks out towards the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth. We were lucky enough to see the view … More Bracklesham Bay

Seaside Textures

It’s not often I prefer one of my own photographs in black and white, especially when that photograph is of one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever been to. This one however, becomes so much more interesting. Bracklesham Bay – 17/04/16

How Photographing Bees Prepared Me – Transferable Skills

Back in the third year of studying graphic design, I did my final major project about bee decline. This included photographing bees. Lots, and lots of bees. I would wait for the perfect day, go to one of my known bee spots and do shoots of 800+ photos, with maybe five really successful images. This was … More How Photographing Bees Prepared Me – Transferable Skills

What I’ve Learned From Postgraduate Study (so far…)

I’m over the half way point in my year studying MA Visual Communication at Southampton Solent University. With my Master’s project looming, I have been reflecting on the past six months. Was it worth it, and what have I gained? I never did the traditional 3 years away at university, so a long written report … More What I’ve Learned From Postgraduate Study (so far…)