Project 2 – Diane Arbus research

From reading the chapter by Liz Jobey on Diane Arbus in Singular Image: Essays on remarkable photographs, there are a few clear things that stand out to me on the way she writes the essay; At the beginning of the essay, Jobey outlines some rhetorical questions to allow the reader to develop their own ideas whilst they […]

Project 2 – Research point

On reading of Sharon Boothroyd’s blog post of Jeff Walls’ Insomnia, the first thing I noticed was the clear layout of how she structured her analysis. The deconstruction seemed to flow well, and felt that she had done her researched and thought about what how she is going to structure her essay. I also noticed how she gave […]

Project 2 – Reading pictures – Semiotics research

To actively understand the theories of deconstruction, I decided to further my research, using a book from the recommended reading list. The third chapter in Stephen Bull’s Photography covers all areas of the meaning of photographs. He starts by explaining signifiers and signified. The signifier being the material part of the sign; the way it sounds, or […]