| Directed by Maraviela
| HMUA/Styling/Editing/FX by Maraviela
| Starring Kipp + Prim
| Nikon D5200 Video with f.28 24-70mm lens, post on After Effects and compiled on Premiere |
I have always though that sharing my failures and limitations makes me weak. I've always prided on providing a solution, rather than an excuse. Yet, of course, this brief has ensured that I step out of that and accept that I cannot always control everything. I shared my frustration to my best friend, and he said, "Sometimes you have to adjust your vision." At first, this seemed unspeakable,...
Gertrude Käsebier "Portrait of the Photographer," c. 1905
Gertrude Käsebier (nee Stanton) was a pioneering American woman in photography. She was born to and married into affluence. She lived through a difficult marriage, although her husband supported her when she decided to attend school formally for art at the Pratt Institute. Eventually, she also furthered her studies in Germany and France, before moving back to Brooklyn, where her husband lived. There, she worked as an assistant and learned to run a studio.
She is a passionate advocate for women taking up photography as a serious...
"Roger Fenton's waggon" by Roger Fenton
As part of my Photography: Mastered course with Nick Knight, we were tasked to study the legends and masters of Photographic history.
Roger Fenton, a 'first class' Bachelor of Arts graduate from the University of Oxford, was a pioneering British photographer. He is one of the first war photographers and was the founder of the Royal Photographic Society (formerly Photographic Society). He achieved widespread recognition for his work during the Crimean War in 1855.
One thing that resonated with me with my study of Fenton is how he believed...