Working on my Gif Self-Portrait

Since before Easter break I am constantly developing my ideas around the task to create a GIF self-portrait.

Finally, I made up my mind about the structure of my final GIF and how it should look like. It will consist of different layers of which each represents a different part of my identity. The screen shot shows how my After Effects Composition currently looks like.

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Places in Plymouth

Last weekend I borrowed a Hasselblad camera from the Media Hub at my university and started walking through Plymouth. I walked past a lot of familiar places but also discovered new ones. My favourite area is usually the seaside but this time I tried to mainly focus on interesting architectural spaces in Plymouth. Again, you can see that I like to capture symmetry.

Plymouth is such an interesting place even though it is not always pretty. But if you ask me, there is a certain aspect of aesthetic in all these places. Which is probably the reason for me to take pictures of them.

 

Portrait Series Tereza

 

This portrait shooting happened very spontaneously. Tereza needed photographs for her artist portfolio and I was happy to help her out with that.

Together we went through the city of Plymouth and finally most of the photos were shot at the sea where Plymouth has its most beautiful places to discover.
I love the contrast in these pictures. It makes her stand out from the simple but interesting backgrounds.