Today photographer Jack Savage talks on
My interest and career as a conceptual photographer
Film and History is also an important element when considering the back story to my work. I have always been fascinated by dark criminological storylines found within the cinema of Film Noir. (1920 – 1960). Directors such as John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, George Stevens, Orson Welles
I wondered if it were possible to carry on the tradition of classic cinema and the Film Noir movement into the contemporary photographic era – using photomanipulation in a subtle way – striving to retain the traditional elements of photography and film within my work whilst still trying to create something new and futuristic.
The color works shown here in my Tagree portfolio reflect these influences – where experimental
“My interest and career as a conceptual photographer is indelibly linked to my twin passions of reading history, and selling rare LP vinyl records from the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.”
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