Saturday, 28 June 2014

MA student Loren McCarthy : Desolation

What does your local high street say? Are some High street stores an out dated form of consumerism, with people choosing to go home and order online instead?

This is an on-going documentary project that explores the changes to our local towns, focusing on Southend-On-Sea, Essex, and a seaside town that is rapidly losing its identity. The high street is now mainly made up of fast food restaurants, empty units, discount stores and betting stores. 

I want to visually communicate this through a series of images alongside interviews that give an insight into the real High Street.

A series of postcards have been created, taking the project further, these postcards include interviews from local residents and store owners, detailing what they think of the high street and where they see its future. 

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Major Project by Xiaoxiao Yu - Homestay

This series of photographs is set in living rooms in the UK, showing homestay families. The relationship between landlord and foreign student is often long lasting and close. Students become part of this extended family. International students live with a homestay family for improving language skills and adapting local lifestyle. The homestay families I met were all very caring, and their home became a second home for the student.

Monday, 2 June 2014

Thinking of studying photography? Late BA and MA Photography places available.

We still have places on the BA Photography and MA photography for national and international applications and would love to chat to you, if you want to find out more. 

Please follow the links on the right to find information on the courses or email the Course Leader Kerstin Hacker ( 

Please also feel free to check out our Degree Show - First Impressions. We would love to see you there. The website will follow soon, so stay tuned.