Category Archives: Photographers

Chasing the light – Ibarionex Perello (published Nov 2011)

Ibarionex Perello is an American photographer and writer.  This is the sort of book that you can read at bedtime and then go back to and dip into again and again as a reference book; the language is quite American but easy … Continue reading

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This whole ‘light’ thing

I have found accessing material that talks specifically about light and its qualities in photography quite difficult, maybe because it is one of the key components of photography that you can’t do without so successful photographers take it for granted.  … Continue reading

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The Creation; Ernst Haas

I recently saw a discussion on one of the OCA forums where students were talking about some of the books they were trying to access and the cost of purchasing them second-hand and it stuck me that although I might want … Continue reading

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Charlie Waite

If anyone had asked me before I started this course what type of photographer I would like to be I would have said a landscape photographer without any hesitation.  Recent ventures into macro and flower photography in particular may have broadened … Continue reading

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Ernst Haas

Ernst Haas is described as ‘one of the great photographic colourists’ and it  was easy to find some of his work on the internet.  I often feel that when you look at the work of some of the great photographers it … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Colour

When I first read through this unit I thought that there wasn’t much to it. Having done a little bit of water-colour painting I have come across the colour wheel before and knew about primary and secondary colours, or so I … 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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