Assignment 1 – Contextual Studies – Changes Marked in Red

© Johnathan Hall (2019) Work in Progress - Body of Work

I have decided to edit my first introductory essay for Contextual Studies in order to improve upon the original essay while gaining clarity on some of the concepts I talked about, thanks to my tutor's interventions. These interventions were mainly concerning some confusion over certain photographic terms and the changes can be found marked in red

The Truth Claim of Photography in Relation to My Practice – Assignment 1 – Contextual Studies – Original

© Johnathan Hall (2019) Work in Progress - Body of Work

The Truth Claim of Photography in Relation to My Practice There is an indexical connection between the photograph and a scene containing information the photograph captured. According to Barthes, 'a specific photograph, in effect, is never distinguished from its referent’ - (Barthes, 1984). This creates a very convincing illusion for the viewer that they were there, … Continue reading The Truth Claim of Photography in Relation to My Practice – Assignment 1 – Contextual Studies – Original