Author Archives: Kevin
What you will find here are memories, dreams and reflections, all of which have been staged for the camera in order to provide me with a photographic document of my imagination. There is no reference to time or place. These are by no means exact reproductions they are only approximations of intangible events.
I am a self taught photographer and started out in photography in 2001. I purchased a
My original inspiration came from
Everything starts with
Not usually but the pigman series
I always try and maintain the
I think it is important to use
My advice to any aspiring photographer would be to
If I have difficulty remembering dreams on waking I have found the following technique works most of the time : I sit up in my bed with my eyes open and move my eyes from side to side. I keep my head still but look up to the top left corner for a second or [...]
From the author: Dreams follow an emotional pattern. Unless a dream plot is disrupted by external influences such as sounds, every dream begins with what the inner self loves, continues in the early-middle section with what is desired, proceeds in the late-middle with what is undesirable, and ends with what is hated. Some dreams might [...]
Freud’s key dream in his book the interpretation of dreams is “The dream of Irma’s injection.” Freud regarded this dream as his most significant and referred to it as his “specimen dream”. In his book “dreaming reality” Grffin argues that Freud’s interpretation of the dream of Irma’s injection was “hopelessly wrong”.
I have been recording my dreams in a journal for a number of years now. The main reason in doing so has always been for ideas and inspiration for my photography, however recently this has changed. I have never really felt the need to find out the actual meaning of my dreams and every time [...]
Jung proposed that the average dream is similar in structure to a drama, comprising of four distinct stages:
Freud maintained the notion that the dream fundamentally acts as the guardian of sleep. When we go to bed, the curtains are drawn, the lights are turned off and in effect we are attempting to disconnect from our reality by extinguishing all external stimuli. During the night, the mind protects the sleeper from being disturbed [...]
Our true nature is always hidden. In order to protect our inner self we each present an image or personality in public which meets the expectations of others. This ‘mask’ also determines how we see ourselves. However, there are parts to our personality which we do not recognise, parts which are unconscious.
Surrealism, Surrealist Photographic Technique *The Pinhole Camera* Simplicity at its most basic. With the increasing focus within photography on technological advances in digital cameras and computers it is easy to get carried away and forget how a photographic image is created. There is no
The simplest technique for inducing lucid dreams I have found is to look for your hands while you are in the dream state. This is based on a technique described in the book “Journey To Ixtlan” by Carlos Castaneda. Every night while sitting or lying in my bed I clear my mind completely and place [...]