Symbolic Camera

My symbolic camera epitomizes the ‘art’ of capturing yourself in the twenty-first century: the selfie stick. It also demonstrates my journey into visual anthropology. Perhaps naively, before studying visual anthropology, I assumed that the camera only captured everything in front of it. Since learning more about the sub discipline I’ve come to understand that the …

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Reflection on Filming I

Capturing an event: South Water Filming the trip to Southern Water was challenging. I had been once before filming the event to mentally make note of the location, the kinds of things that I’d want to film and the potential problems I could face while filming. I had a friend, Jasper, aid me in filming …