Tag Archives: William Eggleston

Project 3: Nigel Shafran

This exercise asks me to answer a number of questions regarding the series, Washing-up 2000, by photographer Nigel Shafran. Nigel Shafran Nigel Shafran began his photography career in the fashion industry. He later realised that fashion was not what he ‘wanted to pursue, because of the way it depicts women, and the aspirational values it […]

Assignment 2 – Photographing the Unseen

In my post on the preparation for this assignment, I mentioned that there were two options, Photographing the unseen or Using props. I chose the former. The assignment brief asked that I make a list of things that I’ve been ‘experiencing now or have recently been thinking about’¬†which are deemed to be un-photographable. The list […]

William Eggleston

Sean O’Hagan of The Guardian newspaper writes that ‘William Eggleston is perhaps the most innovative American photographer of the past 50 years whose unique style has transformed the way we look at the world.’ Sofia Coppola says that ‘it was the beauty of the banal detail that was inspirational.’ My favourite introduction to William Eggleston […]