Posts about conceptual portraiture

The end of the movie

After three years of intermittent work, several rounds of shopping and a great many rounds of battery recharging, my One Frame Movie series came to an end last Sunday with what I feel to be one of my best results. Here are my thoughts on the results of the series, and how I’m taking what I’ve learned into future photographic work.

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The thronging crowd

As I wrote earlier in the week, I was honoured to be allowed to show 20 of my photos from the One Frame Movie series at the 50th anniversary show of Pix Mix in Bern this week. I hadn’t quite anticipated the number of people who would be attending and during the break, I quickly […]

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Presentation this Wednesday in Bern

I was delighted to be accepted for the 50th edition of the monthly Pix Mix event after applying some weeks ago. As a result of this turn of luck, I will be presenting 20 images from my series One Frame Movie from 20:20 this Wednesday evening at the Dampfzentrale in Bern. I’d love to see […]

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I wish you would let me take your portrait

I love taking portraits of people; whether I know them or not. I do it because of my passion for the image, not for financial gain, and I really wish more people would volunteer to let me photograph them. Here’s why.

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Open Show in Lausanne

I was delighted to be invited to submit to the upcoming “Open Show” in Lausanne, an evening of photographic presentation by a small selection of photographers, and honoured to have my submission confirmed earlier today. I’ll be showing twenty photos from my One Frame Movie series next Thursday evening, 18th August, at the Espace Carbu […]

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Found You!

The latest image in my One Frame Movie series, photographed on the covered wooden bridge at Hasle bei Rüegsau in the Emmental valley.

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Interview in Czech photo blog Odcloneno

I was contacted a while back by the editor of Czech photo blog Odcloněno, Michal Fanta: Michal asked to interview me and use some of my photos on the blog. The interview was published this morning; here’s the English transcript. Many thanks to Michal for the exposure and, as he’s mentioned; please do get in touch if you’d like to volunteer for this year’s continuation of the One Frame Movie series.

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The Fear

I continued with my series of set-up photos yesterday evening and returned to the PROGR building in Bern with a couple of volunteers, to try and get some different images from the last time I was there a few weeks ago.

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From Without

The latest in my One Frame Movie series was photographed in the hallway of the PROGR building in Bern, to which I gained access by asking permission of the administrative office of the creative organisation who now own the historic school building.

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Looking for location suggestions

I am continually on the lookout for interesting and characterful places to use in my photography and I am compiling a list of possible locations, to which I can return in the future and use in my photography.

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Portraits, Volume One

I’ve been meaning to get around to producing a regular magazine-type publication of my photography for some time now. Future issues are likely to contain a periodic review of an event, a portrait session or a trip away. The first issue is now online in the Permanent Tourist account at issuu.com and contains a selection […]

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One Frame Movie series continues

Now that I’m well into 2010, I’d like to re-start the search for volunteers for the One Frame Movie series. Find out more in this article.

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SprainTV – The Movie

Another in my series of One Frame Movie photographs, of Bernese video podcaster Manuel “Sprain” Reinhard.

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