Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Collected the cup for my Project Cup success at the Camera Club annual dinner on Tuesday and took over as chair of the club for next year.  We have a break now until the club restarts in September but have … Continue reading

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Almost the end of the line

I have just submitted my last assignment for the Art of Photography and also an application to have my work assessed.  Now its time to start going over all my tutor reports from previous assignments and making the recommended changes and also … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: Applying the techniques of illustration and narrative – A day at the Races

…..illustrate a story for a magazine, the cover and several pages.  The cover picture will need some of the techniques of illustration that we have been studying.  So the whole assignment is a ‘narrative picture essay’ and the cover at least, … Continue reading

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Rain

This was another interesting exercise, in that we were given a specific topic, rain,  and had to find an interesting and attractive way of depicting it.  I started by brainstorming some of the options, bearing in mind that we had been … Continue reading

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Juxtaposition

The brief for this exercise was to bring together two or more related elements to illustrate something.  This could be a still life setting, using symbols or objects and/or lighting to show the connection or it could be using a … Continue reading

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Symbols

No photographs for this exercise, just ideas of symbols that might be used to depict a subject: Growth: buds, shoots, new leaves, stubble on a man’s chin Excess: fat, alcohol, a picture of a drunk, scales showing 12 stone Crime: … Continue reading

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Evidence of action

One photograph in which it can be seen that something had happened and the exercise asks for 5 examples of concepts that are used in advertising to depict that something had happened.  The example given was advertising and the fact that … Continue reading

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