Category Archives: Photographers

Roger Ballen

A couple of weeks ago I made an unplanned visit to the Roger Ballen exhibition, I happened to be passing the gallery on the first day so called in to have a look. I’m not going to go into much … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Martin Parr

A couple of weeks ago I went along to the Breakfast with Martin Parr event at the Open Eye Gallery with three other OCA students. Martin Parr is curating the current exhibitions “Richard & Famous” and also has his collection of … Continue reading

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Reading : Henri Cartier-Bresson, Thames & Hudson

This is a small, almost pocket sized, book published by Thames & Hudson which I believe it’s a part of a set of books covering various well known photographers. Being small it’s an inexpensive book (under £6.00 if I remember rightly) and excellent … Continue reading

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Daniel Meadows – Early Photographic Works

This was the second of two exhibitions in the National Media Museum that we visited as part of the OCA Study Day, again Greg Hobson gave an interesting introduction to the work of Daniel Meadows. This exhibition consisted of several … Continue reading

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Donovan Wylie – Outposts

“Outposts” is a series of images taken in Afghanistan of the Canadian Army’s watchtowers and was the second of the exhibitions visited as part of the OCA day in Bradford recently. We we given an introduction to the exhibition itself … Continue reading

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Red Saunders – Hidden

I visited this exhibition as part of the recent OCA Study Day and we were fortunate to be given a guided tour by Indya Nealing from Impressions Gallery who gave us some very useful background information on the images and the photographer. First … Continue reading

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Sheila Rock, Photographer

In this months Black & White Photography magazine there is a feature on a project titled “Tough and Tender” by Sheila Rock, a photographer that I hadn’t previously heard of. I read this article with interest since it had some … Continue reading

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