The two artists that influenced my four photographs are Andy Warhol and
William Eggleston. I like the way that Eggleston’s work gives a sense of
order to the image, as if it had once been in order but is now scattered.
The repetition in Warhol’s work influenced the repetition of the comic
strips in mine.
The background of my images was done by hanging a white sheet on my
wall. I also laid a black sheet on a table before placing my objects on it.
I chose to go with a monochrome theme to the series of images as I feel it
goes well with the objects but also because it reflects the general nature of
the most prominent object, the comics. Nearly all are Batman comics and
all have a theme of darkness and terror in them at some point. To reinforce
these ideas I edited the pictures and reduced the saturation significantly or
completely as well as posterizing all of them to give the feel of a drawing in
I cropped all of the images the focus of the objects more centrally.
I played with angle and depth of field to get three images. The last image is
one of these three images being viewed on my phone as I did not think I
included my phone in the images enough to represent that it is a significant