New Technology in Photography

Contextual review   Digital photography in the digital era   “ Design creates culture. Culture creates values. Values determine the future. “ – Robert L. Peters. Imagine a world without design. Grey, boring, seamless… indistinguishable. Focus on these three words – culture, values, future. Every nation, community and society has culture which establishes its values which therefore…

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Photographer Comparison Essay: Cindy Sherman and Omar Diop

Introduction The following study will analyse and compare the contemporary photographers- widely known for their conceptual portraits- American Cindy Sherman (b. 1954) and Senegalese Omar Victor Diop (b. 1980). The works selected are Albert Badin by Diop and Untitled (Self-Portrait with Sundress), both of which feature a persona explored through self-portraiture and conceptual portraiture. Thus, the works go in hand with my…

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