Essay for my online portfolio.When it comes to the medium of photography I try to engage different techniques into my work. In my mini portfolio I have included darkroom prints, digital prints, medium format and studio work. When it comes to taking pictures, I think outside the box and do things that are unique and will stand out from other peoples work. I prefer film photography and being in the darkroom but I have skills in digital photography and have experience of using studio lighting and I am taking extra Photoshop lessons to widen my knowledge of the program.
Throughout my work I relate to various photographers, both film and digital and from various time periods. I have many inspirations that relate to my work and one example is Terence Donovan. He is an 1960's black and white film fashion photographer and he inspires me because my dream is to become a fashion photographer and to work for vogue just like he did. There is a sharpness yet elegant feel to his pictures and the use of a film camera creates this