Justin Quinnell

Justin Quinnell came and spoke to us about how he got into photography and how he started taking mostly all of his photos through a pinhole. We all gathered into one of the art rooms so he could project all of his projects and show us all of his pinhole photography which


Exhibitions visited at the start of the year

At the start of the year we visited the Victoria Art Gallery where at the time was displaying Modern Masters in Print. This is where we saw the work of four artists. Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. _72218160_f43cb71e-d2ac-4df5-b261-0df32d67bc27

The set of images of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol were the stand out images for me as Warhol’s coloured screen prints have always been something i have wanted to see up close since i first saw them. Pop art had a massive effect in art so seeing these big and up close was awesome


Hi my name is Jack Edwards and i am 18 years old. I am currently in my 1st year of a level 3 photography course and a part time costa employe. I really enjoy what i am doing. My hobbies are playing the drums playing football and cycling. I don’t quite know what i want to do in the future but i am hoping as this year progresses i will have a clearer view on what i want in life.

Life in a Haunted House



haunted house kids trick or treatWe never get any trick-or-treaters. I can tell myself that it’s because we’re the only house on a dead-end street and surely, being off the beaten path is part of the problem. But if I’m to be completely honest, it’s because I know that little kids are afraid of our home.

Yes, we live in THAT house.

It’s the one we all dared each other to visit on Halloween. The one that got the occasional egging from only the bravest, most rebellious teens. The one that made toddlers cry.

In the neighborhood I grew up in outside of Chicago, there was a dark, recessed house that looked like a Turkish prison. It definitely stuck out, as the rest of the homes in our neighborhood had been built in the early 1960s and had a decidedly family-friendly feel to them. Swing sets in the back yard, goofy Halloween decorations and middle…

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Frightful Films


The Honest Courtesan

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.  –  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Scary Movies” is the name of my one year ago today column, but it’s about the interaction between porn and escorting; I did do a short piece on vampire sex workers as part of October Miscellanea, but since I really love horror movies, I think we’re long overdue for a discussion of them.  Before we start I should mention that slasher flicks aren’t horror; yes, I know that video stores stock them with horror and movie companies often stamp “horror” on the boxes, but that’s about as valid an argument as “the sex offender registry is not a criminal penalty because it is housed in an administrative agency, not in a court office or in an agency charged with carrying out punishment.”  Slashers are actually more closely related to porn than horror…

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