January 2013 archive

2 Getting Up

Some people need help with the most basic functions. The purpose of this photo is to show that even the most basic of human functions can be difficult for some people. Help is needed not just with getting on and off the toilet but also sometimes medication is needed. I wanted to show the aid …

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1 Cover Photo

This is a story of the difficulties faced by elderly and disabled people in their everyday life. I wanted to start with a still life showing the things that were important to my elderly relatives or have influenced their life, but that also gave a sense of time passing and mortality. My initial list of …

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Choice of topic–final thoughts on images to create

Cover photo – Still life showing all the things important to life, but also sense of time passing and of mortality. To include medicines, disabled pass, fruit, clock/calendar. On natural wooden background with strong sidelight to suggest setting sun Morning 1st thing – Want a bleak, simple shot that shows how even the most basic …

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Choice of topic second thoughts

Front page – still life Breakfast – Plate with pills Morning read – newspapers, books, medicines leaflet, magnifying glass lunch – Meals on wheels now withdrawn – ready meal afternoon – walking aids – walking stick, frame, disabled pass Evening meal – pill box and cake? TV time – remote and chair remote Bed time …

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Choice of topic first thoughts

The day in the life seems to give the best scope for doing something a bit different, a bit more creative. Showing the difficulty of everyday life and the aids needed to get through it. Something along the lines of: cover. A still life with books, fruit and magazines Bathroom (mobility aids). Help getting up, …

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Initial Thoughts on what Topic to Cover

My initial thoughts on possible subjects for the final assignment An event, such as during the literature festival A day in the life, of older relatives Recipe, illustrating hot to cook/bake something Places I have lived – previous homes/neighbourhoods Photos to illustrate a poem