Saturday, 16 October 2010

Digital Photography - presentation

Notes to presentation
Slide 2
Ellie Davies currently lives and works in London.  Like her use of light.
2008 MA Photography at London college of Communication
Exhibited home and abroad
She has recently been awarded 1st Place in the Fine Art Landscape category of the 2010 PX3 Paris Photo Prize.  
She shoots digitally which is unusual for Fine Art photographers who tend to shoot using film.  
Solo exhibition called Smoke and Mirrors in April 2011 at 10GS in London

Slide3, 4,5
Bert Hardy
Born 1913 love real life shots taken over 0th century.  Capturing moments Photographed d-day landings 1944
A documentary and press photographers most famous for his work in picture post

Slide 6
German photographer b 1955 famous for huge architectural and landscape photos which are becoming increasingly abstract

Slide 7
Print on acrylic glass 99 Cent 1999 famous for being most expensive photo to be auctioned at Sotheby’s  $3.34Million

Slide 9
David Hockney b1937 in Bradford.  Most famous for his painting began photo collage on the 80’s.

Slide 11
Bigger Trees Recently used Digital photography to plan the scale using computer mosaic to help produce a massive painting of trees which he donated to the Tate Britain 15 ft by 40ft using 50 separate canvases

Slide 12
Hamish Fulton
No walk, no work!
London, conceptual artist, walking artist, as he loves to define himself, Hamish Fulton walks.
Born 1946
Studies at Goldsmiths and St Martins in late 60’s
Like the dramatic photos and website design

The following photographers stood out for me from the other students presentations:

Fay Godwin Landscape photgrapher

Sophy Rickett

Ola Kolehmainen  photgrapher born 1964 in Finland.  Interesting use of light, reflection and texture


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