Research and Reflection · Uncategorized

General Overview

An overview of my experience of Expressing Your Vision, categorised by learning aims and outcomes. Create images that demonstrate a practical and conceptual understanding of how to apply techniques and visual skills I feel that my technical skills have vastly improved throughout the duration of this course. When I started the course I had very… Continue reading General Overview

Assignment 4 · Assignment 4: Languages of Light

Assignment 4 – Languages of Light, revised.

My first thoughts when I read the assignment brief were that I would most probably shoot natural light and shadows, using plant foliage or natural matter. When I did the exercises in preparation for this assignment I found studio work very tricky as I have no prior experience and I don’t have any equipment, therefore… Continue reading Assignment 4 – Languages of Light, revised.

Assignment 3 · Assignment 3: The Decisive Moments

Assignment 3 – The Decisive Moment, revised and re-worked.

When I began to shoot for The Decisive Moment Assignment I thought that my photos were going to fit under the category easily. Normally, my personal photography is quite spontaneous and there is a certain ‘Decisive Moment’ quality to them. I do find when looking back through my personal archives that quite a fair few… Continue reading Assignment 3 – The Decisive Moment, revised and re-worked.

Assignment 2 · Assignment 2: Collecting

Assignment 2 – Collecting ‘Views’, revised and re-worked.

I picked Views because I enjoy walking and I thought that it would be interesting. I decided to photograph triangulation pillars because they often sit on high headlands so therefore there is normally a fairly large expanse of space all around – perfect views to photograph. I decided on a coastal theme because I have a… Continue reading Assignment 2 – Collecting ‘Views’, revised and re-worked.

Assignment 2: Collecting · Research and Reflection

Extra Research for ‘Collecting’

Andy Biggs Photography My tutor suggested that I look at the work of Andy Biggs. He is a Lancashire based photographer who focuses mostly on environmental issues and changes in the landscape. I was most interested in his series at Rossall Point, a section of coastline that is threatened by fast erosion from the sea.… Continue reading Extra Research for ‘Collecting’

Assignment 5: Photography is Simple · Research and Reflection

Extra Research for Assignment 5 Photography is Simple

Michael Kenna My tutor recommended that I look at the work of Michael Kenna and I am very pleased to have been introduced to his work. I find his, often very simple, landscapes utterly fascinating and awe inspiring. Simply with long exposures and the right type of light (often dawn or after dark) he transforms… Continue reading Extra Research for Assignment 5 Photography is Simple

Assignment 5: Photography is Simple · Research and Reflection

Tutor Feedback Review Assignment 5 – Photography is Simple

THIS SET REALLY COMES TO LIFE – FULL OF IDOSYNCRATIC OBSERVATIONS.. YOU HAVE AN EMPATHY FOR THE SUBJECTS YOU’RE INTERESTED IN THAT IS CHANNELLED THROUGH YOUR VISION, THEN CAPTURED AND PRESENTED, FULLY EDITED, IN A WAY THAT COMMUNICATES THIS PASSION TO OTHERS. This tutor comment was a real compliment to me and makes me feel… Continue reading Tutor Feedback Review Assignment 5 – Photography is Simple