Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rhythms and patterns

A clear distinction is made in the materials between rhythms and patterns and I understand what is meant by the rhythmic repetition and how that can be likened to music.  What I’m struggling with though is when this stops being … Continue reading

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Shapes

I started this exercise with the ‘real triangles’ and what I felt was a lovely triangular-shaped rose bud which under different conditions may also qualify as a ‘point’ however it is bigger and occupies more of the frame. This was followed … Continue reading

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How other photographers have used lines in composition

I’ve finally started reading!  Firstly, The Photograph by Graham Clarke which was included with the materials for the course and secondly, The ongoing Moment by Geoff Dyer, which was recommended by my tutor, Peter.  I find ‘The Photograph’ really hard … Continue reading

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Using lines in composition

I found some elements of this project easy and others quite hard.  I have realised that I do use lines in my compositions, both in terms of ‘a row of points or objects’ and ‘the extension of a line that … Continue reading

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Lines

I have enjoyed this part of the course more than any other so far.  It hasn’t been easy to select only vertical or horizontal because more often than not I could see both vertical and horizontal and sometimes diagonal lines too, … Continue reading

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Still life

I seem to have a love hate relationship with still life!  Peter, my tutor, suggested that I look at the work of still life painters to get some ideas and also glossy magazines but I’m still struggling a bit.  I have … Continue reading

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More points

I had varying levels of success with exercises about the relationship between points and multiple points.  Two of the photographs I took to show the relationship between points involved animals, in one case two calves and in the other,  a … Continue reading

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