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ASSIGNMENT 5 – the next steps

After a period of reflection I have taken the decision to re-focus Assignment 5 on the ‘people unaware’ images and move away from the ‘old’ and ‘new’ theme.  I liked this set, but the body of material from which I had to draw was smaller than I had anticipated when I started (the practitioners are […]

ASSIGNMENT 5 Tutor feedback

I have received the feedback on my final assignment prior to submission and it was overall encouraging but with some thoughts to consider to refine the submission set further and some issues to address from back in Assignment 4 which I know I have been avoiding thus far. It has been great to see you […]

ASSIGNMENT 5 Personal Project

Personal project: the old and the new The Brief Using the steam railway preservation movement as a subject, produce a collection of images of people who were unaware of the photographer’s presence and include in the images modern elements which were not available in the period that steam railways were alive. I settled on a […]

Assignment 4 : feedback and response

Assignment 4 Feedback and response I have now received the feedback from Assignment 4.  Comments on contextualisation and engagement were very favourable. Of particular note is your contextualisation and ability to get to the heart of this theme, which was done in an exemplary fashion, with good references and insight.  Excellent evident of research with […]

ASSIGNMENT 4: Real or fake?

The possibility to alter images has been around for ever, initially in drawing and painting and certainly in photography.  I am sure that the earliest cave painters must have added the occasional extra mammoth or two for dramatic effect .. However, what do we mean by alteration and what is my reaction to it? At […]

Assignment 3 revisited

The feedback from my tutor was generally favourable but with guidance to have a stronger alignment to my ‘close up’ theme of steam preservation.  She also spotted that there were a number of circular shapes in the images I initially presented which added cohesion to the set.  although they are not present in all.  So, […]

Assignment 3 Feedback

I have now had the feedback from my tutor on Assignment 3 – Monochrome.  As usual it was highly constructive and identified several of the points that concerned me at the time of submission, which is good as it means that although I don’t always grasp how to deliver exactly what I want, I do […]

Assignment 3: Monochrome

Introduction Assignment 3 is based on the creative opportunities presented by monochrome and realising the potential of the medium in optimising how a subject is photographed.  The objective here is to select, photograph and process a project whilst ‘thinking in black and white’ and highlight the monochrome qualities of the image in terms of form, […]

Assignment 2 Tutor feedback and response (1)

I’ve now had the tutor report from Assignment 2.  As I said in the Assignment write up that accompanied the images, I thought I drifted off focus at times and had some of the same issues I had with TAOP’s Colour assignment in that I ended up with a range of images that lacked substantial […]

Assignment 2 : seeing like your camera

Seeing like your camera The second assignment is based around the handling of high contrast scenes and requires the demonstration that I can understand what the camera’s perception of a scene is going to be.  The objective is to shoot as jpeg and take images which require minimal post-processing, although this is just not something […]

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