I visited France with my Photography University group in the beginning of February 2012. We visited Mont St Michel, Normandy and St Marlo, along with a few other places in between! The trip was for 4 days and 3 nights. I found it a great experience, and enjoyed being able to have the freedom to walk around… Read More Trip to France.
I had a workshop where I was allocated a place in America, and then a theme to go with it. I found myself with Route 66 – The American Dream. I was happy with this theme because I thought it sounded like a welcoming, positive topic! Firstly I got myself familiar with Route 66, which… Read More Google Workshop.
Just as I was researching I came across the story of Samantha and Michaela Kendall, who were twins both suffering from anorexia. I felt I wanted to share this story with you all. Unfortunately they both died some years ago, Michaela first in 1994 and just 3 years later Samantha passed away too in 1997. After… Read More Samantha and Michaela Kendall – The Anorexic Twins
Another photographer I came across when looking into Anorexia was Fritz Liedtke. Fritz Liedtke is a fine art photographer, who has been photographing since a teen. He created a project called ‘Skeleton in the Closet‘ which consisted of intimate portraits of both men and women who are struggling through the secrets of anorexia or bulimia.… Read More Fritz Liedtke
Felicia Webb is a documentary photographer who engages herself on humanistic projects which focus on various social issues. She worked with people with eating disorders for 3 years. The photographs below are from Webb’s project ‘Anorexia Nil by mouth‘. She photographs people with anorexia, and their everyday life. Her photos are real, and show the truth… Read More Felicia Webb
So after finishing Assignment 2, my digital presentation on Anorexia, I have now reached Assignment 1 . For this assignment I should follow on from the objects, themes and questions which were of most interest to me in my presentation. I need to develop an appropriate photographic approach to communicate my ideas to a chosen… Read More Assignment 1
I have chosen to speak a little about Lauren Greenfield and her book Girl Culture in my presentation. I thought it related well to my topic due to her photographing a few girls with eating disorders and it also helped that she had written some of their stories next to their photographs. I really like Greenfield’s photography,… Read More Lauren Greenfield – Research for Assignment 2