Today I have handed in my first university project. I must say That I am really happy with the images that I have created.
I focused on Love as a subject, as the brief I was given was “relationship”. In these images, I have used my self and my other half, I had the opportunity to capture our love and how we care for each other in an image. I have captured this before in selfies where we are happy with smiles and laughter. but in these images, I have captured our love as an art.
I am currently doing my first University Project. The first project we have been given is Relationship. For my first set of photos, I have decided to focus on my relationship with my body.
I have captured these images showing the struggle that society has put on me.
As a woman, it is hard to learn to love your body as society constantly tells you should look like “this”, and once you have become what society wants you to be.. it changes again. but what I have recently learnt is that you shouldn’t care what other people think, your body is beautiful no matter the shape and size. as long as if you’re healthy it doesn’t matter, You don’t need to base your weight goal, on these images
In this project I have decided to look into the detail of skin as there are many different textures on one personas body and there is so much detail. This time I have focused on my own skin, the freckles on my neck and jaw, and the detail on my lips and my hands and ears and wrist as they all tell a personal story about me. this is what makes me an unique person.
I wanted to create a new project over the winter to keep me occupied until it is warmer to continue shooting more self portraits
In this project I have decided to look into the detail of skin as there are many different textures on one personas body and there is so much detail. I have shot my models ribs, spine, hands (with Chalk), and stomach. I would like to focus more on skin and shoot with different models.