Author: Russell Squires

Photorealism

Photorealism is the term predominantly applied to paintings that are extremely life-like in visual appearance, thus resembling photographs. There are other mediums, which I will discuss in another post that also fall under this movement. I was first introduced to this…

The Neolucida

‘I can’t draw so that’s why I take photos…’ This is a line I have used for many years and will probably still continue to do so. My drawing abilities were at their peak when I was about twelve; I…

A moment of madness…

What happens when you have 12 ring binders full of negatives and a hungry office shredder? Well possibly a moment of madness or quite an interesting cathartic exploration in letting go; that resulted in the examination of my practice as…

The Selfie

What is a ‘Selfie’? Well this year the word was included in the Oxford Dictionaries quarterly online update… So I guess going by Microsoft Word’s red underline warning as I type this, I need to update my dictionary! noun (plural…

Multidisciplinary Practices

Established practitioners and students alike may have, at some point, received the same line of enquiry into their field; more so with photographers and that is to define and label themselves within a finite medium. You can never be just…