Author Archives: Anne Bryson

About Anne Bryson

I live in Gloucestershire with my husband Iain and West Highland Terrier, Isla. I enjoy golf, photography and my grandchildren, not necessarily in that order! Having completed a 10 week digital photography course with the Open University in 2010, I decided I wanted to take my photography further and enrolled for the Open College of the Arts BA (Hons) starting with 'The Art of Photography' which I enjoyed so much that I went gone on to do Digital Photographic Practice and People and Place. In April 2016 I enrolled on my fourth OCA photography course, Documentary. This blog is my Learning Log for this course.

Final post

Well that’s it, my work has gone off for assessment and my learning log has been updated so it is time to close this blog. It has been an interesting and challenging journey and apart from the exercises and assignments … Continue reading

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Reaction to tutor feedback for Assignment 5

As always my tutor has been honest and constructive and there are no real surprises in the comments he made.  As I have already said, I did not find this assignment easy and I’ve learnt many valuable lessons, mainly to … Continue reading

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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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