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Another Day, Another Reflection

Looking back at my blog posts over the last two years, it’s easy for me to see what has changed and how far my writing has come. When I first started this blog, I was anxious to post my work because I knew that it would be in a public space and that anyone could… Continue reading Another Day, Another Reflection

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To Photograph, or Not to Photograph

The subject of public photography is something that I have thought about for many years. Ever since I was little, I’ve understood the public need to know everything possible about celebrities: what they’re doing, where they’re going, and what their latest style is. To get this information however, there is often an invasion of privacy… Continue reading To Photograph, or Not to Photograph

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Suits Over Cinema

It’s been said over and over for years; cinema attendance is in decline. With the rise of sites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and free streaming sites, people are less willing to go out and pay cinema prices. Personally, I love going to the cinema but the prices for tickets and food are just a bit… Continue reading Suits Over Cinema

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But First… Let Me Take a Selfie

Something that I’ve often thought about is the way that we use different media whilst travelling. As someone who takes a lot of photos and videos just in everyday life, going on holiday increases this tenfold because I want to capture everything around me so I can revisit the moment vividly even after I get… Continue reading But First… Let Me Take a Selfie

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Collaborate for a Better View

In The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography, Lassiter says that “in the communities in which we work, study, or practice, we cannot possibly carry out our unique craft without engaging others in the context of their real, everyday lives” (2005, p.15). To me, this statement means that we as researchers would not be able to… Continue reading Collaborate for a Better View

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Floating in Media Space

Whenever I think of a media space, a group of people and their computers floating around connected to each other by wires is always the first image that comes to mind. In reality, a media space doesn’t physically exist. The concept is the same, but the connections are virtual. My experience with media spaces runs… Continue reading Floating in Media Space