Elaborating on the previous post, I want to show the secret “classified” photographs that come out of the typical nightclub in a rather posh/middle class part of the UK. A place that you wouldn’t expect these types of photographs to be coming from.
As you can see, the photos are very punchy, vulgar (for the most part) and shocking. Thats exactly what I want to show in my book. No censoring, nothing that would deminish the brutality of the image with an intent to keep the images as free and as shocking as possible. I’m kind of aiming to encourage some sort of emotion out of the viewer. I want them to go “ewww” I want them to comment on how disgusting some of the images are. I dont want it to be a book you look at once and never look at again. I want people to remember it, for the sake of the photography and brutality of it. I want people to actually feel something. Even if it’s just a laugh at someones funny face they’ve just pulled, thats great. I think thats better than just sitting there with no emotion flicking through the pages.
There are rules of what im not allowed to photograph are very clear. I cant upload any photos of overly drunk people, swearing, kissing, nudity or aggressive behavior. So basically i’m choosing to represent the club through my photographs, so whilst working I need to make the club look as appealing and as fun as possible. If i did upload an embarrassing photo of a really drunk woman, it would not only look bad from the clubs point of view, but also it would look bad of myself for uploading it. As at the end of the day my credibility is at risk as well as that of the clubs.