The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps, art and culture

The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Category Archives: university of salford

The Curious Action of the Vernacular Hand or can academia come to the aid of photo books?

SubversiveSuper imposed typographyVisual narrativeEquivoque Visual sharingAppropriating photographsDomestic landscapesVernacular architectureDetritusRe-purposingDeskillingContinuumLiterary photographEschewingVisual singulana OscillationSub-textEphemeralityProsaic in contentVisual lexiconPrinted page as an empty signifier These are some of my favourite words and phrases used … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Love Town zine – an experiment in the promotion of photography

Photography books are a wonderful thing. They present images in bold and physical way, bringing photography as close as possible to the viewer.Zines – hand-printed or limited run magazines – … Continue reading

September 21, 2011 · Leave a comment