Author Archives: luciempsc14

R E  F L E C T I O N S

My folio, Reflections, is inspired by the broad concept of self esteem. Self Esteem is all about physical appearance and physique and it is impacted by relationships, culture, values and community. Part of self-esteem is innate and part of it is environmental. … Continue reading

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Folio: REFLECTIONS

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Inspiration: Clare Strand

  Clare Strand’s work has probably permeated my photography throughout the semester. I looked at her work early on but didn’t find any kind of resonance. However, she is one of those artists I keep coming back to. I looked at her stuff … Continue reading

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Inspiration: The Oatmeal

Because inspiration comes in all forms, and The Oatmeal is a genius.   What You See In The Mirror by The Oatmeal      

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Inspiration: Duane Michaels

Dr. Heisenberg’s Magic Mirror of Uncertainty, 1998 I like Duane Michaels work, I also like what he has to say about photography. This series is interesting to me because I have been considering the act of looking into a mirror. … Continue reading

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Research: Mirrors

“The mirror is just a surface. It’s what we see in the surface that is important. And what we see is always an illusion of sorts.” (Pendergrast 2004) “Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.” … Continue reading

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Folio: work in progress

   I’m really happy with the way these turned out: looking into the mirror, mirror not in frame. I often find that the simplest approach is the strongest – there is something quite sombre about these images, a quiet serious moment, and that … Continue reading

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