Vice Versa – Tutor feedback and response

I have now had formative feedback from my tutor, Keith. Full MS Word document here. Edited version marked-up with my response, below. Keith’s comments are set in blue, mine in black. Overall Comments Thanks again for submitting this assignment Chas. The submission included a series of five A4 colour prints (physically presented) along with supporting contextualization... Continue Reading →

Assignment 2 – a fun session

Although I have made a submission for tutor feedback, I am continuing with this project in the expectation of producing some better images for rework and assessment. This posting follows a session with Clive, my saxophone tutor, his family and Mark, a fellow student. It is the first time that I have worked with a... 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 →

Vice versa – first thoughts

OCA assignment briefs are notoriously 'open', which is good for creativity, but I have to say that (on a first reading before working through Part two) Vice versa appears to have no brief at all. The only firm instruction is to produce five images to be presented as a themed body of work. There are... Continue Reading →

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