I absolutely love rain, I know it’s strange, it damages cameras, stops everything but it doesn’t have to have you running for cover. In fact I’m usually the one standing in the rain though not for long because of my asthma and health but if I was 100% cured I’d definitely be the one out […]

Juxtaposition. As expert photography says, “Juxtaposition happens when two or more elements in a scene that either contrast each other, or one element contributes towards another to create an overall theme. It’s all about making the viewer wonder why we chose a certain viewpoint for the photo, and why we decided it was good enough […]

This part of the course required me to think of some symbols and the possibilities surrounding each one. Nature is something that represents so many things from growth to life. Colours especially can always add to the hidden meanings or even obvious ones as you can see in my colour research study. Here I must […]

I’m really happy to say my work was featured on the Open College of the Arts Page. I was really touched by everyones comments and that Joanne felt my work was worthy enough to be featured. Thank you 😀   http://weareoca.com/photography/chloe-halstead/#comment-30955

Sometimes it can be the photo taken after an event that fully illustrates it. Say for instance there was a tsunami, the photo of the insane wave would be immense and show the event in it’s all rawness. But a photo with the after effects of the tsunami, houses sucked away, people struggling to survive, […]

This exercise required me to set myself an assignment and photograph it. I decided to choose the story of going for a day out with my family. I wanted to capture the feeling of the day with a variety of shots. My sisters boyfriend didn’t want to be included so I tried to focus more […]

Yousef Karsh has been called the ‘Ansel Adams of Portraits” I don’t think you can find a better compliment than that. I came across his work and the moment I’d seen one of his photos I was captured by the intensity of the character especially through the eyes, the window to the soul. Karsh quoted […]