Assignment 3 – first thoughts

Once again, a 'naive thoughts' posting, before working through Part 3 and its exercises. I have three existing 'communities' that could form the basis of a "Mirrors" exercise: my sailing club, my photographic club and my Rotary club. I have done photography of or with all three and find that I am being increasingly asked... Continue Reading →

Vice Versa – submission and reflection

The images submitted for tutor feedback have come from two of my three shooting sessions. (The second session was unsatisfactory due to 'working around' bad weather). I have further sessions arranged, and regard this as an interim submission, to enable me to move forward to Part 3. I am expecting to do rework, and it... Continue Reading →

Assignment 2 – further afield

For the next outing have moved, if not out of my comfort zone, at least to the edge of it. For the past six months, I have had a volunteer job with English Heritage, in the collections team at Dover Castle, producing record photos of artefacts for database and display use. I set up the... Continue Reading →

Assignment 2 -first location shoot

For the first trial of the portable studio on location, I took the kit to my son's house in Worcester. The object is to be self-contained; everything packs into two bags plus a roll of backdrop cloths and easily fits into the back of the car. At 3-4 hours travel time from home, there would... Continue Reading →

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