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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
Red Letter Day - Prologue
So here I am, writing.
I’m writing, I’m writing – just as you told me to.
I’m writing, I’m writing, I’m writing.
Have you ever noticed that when the sun goes down, this flat changes? It does. The walls are white during the day and lingering brown at night. During the day, I’m with you and the light from outside paints the walls that heavenly color. But when that sun goes down, the demons wake and I’m alone again, even though you’re just a room away.
Somehow it seems less threatening tonight, and I think it’s because you’ve given me an assignment to try and fight off the darkness. You gave me a stack of papers and a pen and told me to write everything that comes to mind.
It’s a strange feeling to have complete freedom. These empty pages are mine to do whatever I please – I could even wipe my ass with them – but they’re also terribly intimidating. The blank page has always been a nemesis of man. It&
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^Nyx-Valentine arrived in our community and started whipping everyone into a frenzy with her relentless desire to bring the Artistic Nude and Fetish galleries to the fore. 9 years later, and it's safe to say that Nyx is not only a leader as a photographer in these galleries, but she has also established herself as a much saught after model. ^... Read More