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  1. Act II

    01 Jun 2021
    Keeping a weekly Blog was part of my final year assessment, so between hand in and assessment I was unable to add to it …. assessment is done now so my weekly blog posts can resume As our theatres finally begin to reopen, now seems a good time to reflect…

  2. Connecting Again

    07 May 2021
    As our world slowly unlocks we are all craving contact and ‘normal’, but after a year of essentially being on our own, connecting again is not that easy, and to be honest perhaps a little scary A trip to the hairdressers, (a cut and colour after six long months!), boosted…

  3. The Handmade Photobook

    30 Apr 2021
    As I begin to finalise the work for my Degree Project, I have been looking at the process of making a Photobook. Whilst the actual logistics of producing a book, as part of my final hand in, have been hindered by various Covid-19 restrictions, I used the opportunity to explore…

  4. A Community Art Project

    22 Apr 2021
    I am very excited to have been asked to take part in an art installation on the streets of my home town, Bury St Edmunds. With so many galleries still closed, or with limited access, this project aims to bring not only local artists together after our long lockdown, but…

  5. Linktr.ee

    16 Apr 2021
    Why use Linktr.ee? I’ll confess I had seen it before on others profile pages, but not really looked into how useful it might be for making my online presence easier to navigate. The strap line Linktr.ee use is: The Only Link You’ll Ever Need. Essentially it’s a platform where…

  6. Instagram Analytics

    11 Apr 2021
    What are Instagram Analytics? Basically they are how you understand the performance of your posts; this is different to how many followers you have, analytics allows you to interpret the interaction with your page and as a result you can target your social media posts for greater growth My own…

  7. Family Photographs & Memory

    03 Apr 2021
    My father was a keen, and experienced, amateur photographer, but sadly I do not have access to the numerous photographs he took. Photographs of me as a child, together with the beautiful images he took during his tour of the Far East; he was posted there with the RAF before…

  8. Curating your Website and Instagram Account

    28 Mar 2021
    Curating your Website and Instagram account, what does this mean exactly? The Oxford English dictionary states curating is: ‘to select, organise and look after the objects or works of art in a museum or an art gallery’ . Your website and your professional Instagram account are your  ‘galleries’, where you…

  9. The Importance of Networking

    21 Mar 2021
    My journey as a creative started in 2016 when I did an evening class in photography; five years later I am very soon to graduate with a BA (Hons) in Photography. Life after the world of higher education, with the support of my fellow students, technicians and educators seems daunting…

  10. Working as a Creative Photographer

    15 Mar 2021
    This weeks Blog explores what we need to think about when working as a self-employed creative photographer, looking at the logistics of working for yourself together with creating a brand identity.  Skills and Knowledge: The Institute for Employment Studies (IES), conducted a small-scale research study exploring the role skills and…

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