March 2011 Archives

Timo Klos: Orr

With Orr, Timo Klos let the exposure time extend for as long as the moment lasted. The result is paradoxical; the longer he wants to keep a moment, the more information is lost. Too beautiful!

See full series here:

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"Dinner, 1 hour" from Timo Klos's Orr Series

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"Sexy Sex, 20 minutes" from Timo Klos's Orr Series

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"Sleeping, 9 hours" from Timo Klos's Orr Series

Artist's statement:  The series was created during what may have been the last 10 days with my girlfriend. I took my photo camera in order to capture our last time together and I exposed every moment as long as it lasted. Her name "Orr" means "Light".

Zanele Muholi

Continuing with the subject of Gender and Identity - take a look at this series of work by South African  photographer Zanele MuholiZanele Muholi's work represents the black female body in a frank yet intimate way that challenges the history of the portrayal of black women's bodies in documentary photography. Notable work =

Faces and Phases (2009)

Being Series (2007)

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Vinyl record grooves shot under an electron microscope taken by Chris Supranowitz who is a researcher based at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester.

Here is a shot of a number of record grooves (the dark bits are the top of the grooves, i.e. the uncut vinyl):

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The grooves magnified 500x - the little bumps are dust on the record:

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And here's a single groove even closer still, magnified 1000 times:

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(via Pete Brook)

All in a Day's Work

Celebrating with some of my photo students after their year end show - and a jolly fine show it was! 

left to right
Back: Justin, Woiciek, Martin, Rosanna, Konrad, Dale, Natalie
Mid: Lou (with baby), Charlotte, Selina, Madeleine, Caroline
Front: Viviene, Harsha, Jana, Me





and FDA Yr 1 preparing for their mid year exhibition at Islington Library:

World Photography Festival


The World Photography Festival and Sony World Photography Awards are coming to Somerset House, London! Further info here

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