I feel like I am chasing unicorns in my photography at the moment.  It was suggested that I move on from the reeds that I had photographed in Sustainable Prospects so I decided to focus on a lone tree which I thought told my story and experience of The Road to Elgol.  At the Face-to-Face critique sessions the feedback was mixed – the light painted image of the tree is the only one that is worthy,  stick with the reeds, and do whatever you need to do to tell your story.  But, as I wrote in my blog in Week 5, changing subject is not the only vector of difference – https://wp.me/p9BvX0-uf

I am now back in Skye trying to put my Work in Progress Portfolio together and at the same time finalise my Critical Review of Practice.  After gaining feedback last night I seem to be left with mountain ridges and seascapes.  In all the other modules I have been true to myself and authentic in trying to tell my story with my images.  But, in pursuit of experimentation I have allowed myself to be buffeted around and now I have lost my focus and mojo at a critical stage.  I only have three weeks to pull something out of the bag.  However, trying to stay positive I thought, well actually, that is ten days longer than Don McCullin had on assignment in Vietnam!

Having got that off my chest I now feel a lot better.

These are this morning’s images as I change subject yet again.  Personally, I do not think these images work.  Although, they are closely cropped images of clouds, for me they reveal too much of the scene,  have too many elements and do not really have a clear reduction strategy, or at least one that works.

Cloudscapes 1 – Alison Price, April 2019

Cloudscapes 2 – Alison Price, April 2019

Cloudscapes 3 – Alison Price, April 2019

Cloudscapes 4 – Alison Price, April 2019

As always, please do let me know what you think.

Alison Price

Alison Price

My name is Alison Price and for the past ten years I have travelled the world photographing wildlife, including Alaska, Antarctica, Borneo, Botswana, the Canadian Arctic, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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