Notes from Brian Rope’s recent and fascinating presentation on Contemporary Photography, reblogged.
Last week I gave a PowerPoint presentation to members of the Canberra Photographic Society about Contemporary Photography. I promised to make the contents of that presentation available online. Here they are.
- It is a lot about today’s lifestyle and about knowing the reasons for our images and about conceptual photography
- Series are about a number of works based on an idea but the works need to be contemporary not traditional
- It is not about competition or honours. It is about challenging ourselves in our thinking and in our photography
- It is where the artist/photographer has imbued their own personal expressions/feelings of the life around them and of their own life experiences, moods, feelings into an image or series of images
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