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Planning "Assignment One" part 1

In order to prepare for this assignment I first looked at images for inspiration. The task is to create between five and seven different portraits using what I have learned from the previous exercises. 761 more words


Expressing My Vision Of The Photography 1 Course


I have recently completed Drawing 1 with the OCA. I am now embarking on two more courses viz. Photography 1 – Expressing Your Vision, and Printmaking 1. 196 more words


Assignment One - Contrasts

My chosen pairs are:

Liquid/Solid (contrast in one photograph)


I’m really pleased with both of these photographs. 461 more words

Art Of Photography Level 1 Course

Exercise - Cropping

This exercise is to help me further my knowledge of cropping that I briefly touched on in the previous exercise – Fitting the frame to the subject. 240 more words

Art Of Photography Level 1 Course

Exercise - Vertical and horizontal frames

Due to me being pretty house-bound at the moment, I’ve had to settle using my garden and house for this exercise. I’ve only taken 16 photographs in total as I struggled to find 20 interesting things to photograph. 183 more words

Art Of Photography Level 1 Course

Gerry Andrews - Shaped by History: An Exhibition

The National Photographic Archive (part of the National Museum of Ireland) in the Temple Bar in Dublin is currently hosting an exhibition of black and white photographs taken by Gerry Andrews in a part of Limerick known as the milk market.   497 more words

Research And Reflection

'Why not how'

‘Why not How’ – the words that Sam Henderson, tutor on the Art of of Photography module, frequently used when challenging me about my image making.   953 more words

Digital Photographic Practice