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Assignment five - 'Photography is simple' - The Beginning

Course:  Expressing Your Vision

Assignment five – ‘Photography is simple’ – The Beginning

There are two fundamentals in all picture taking – where to stand and when to release the shutter … so photography is very simple.

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David Hockney - more ways of seeing !

John Berger  led us into the worlds of seeing, particularly in art. David Hockney, through his practical exploration of ways of seeing takes us into new realms and perspectives on art. 997 more words


Assignment 1: Contact Sheets

There were three distinct sets of edited images that I considered developing for assignment 1.

The first set were picturesque representations of the Stourhead landscape but cropped as panoramas to disrupt the idea of using a conventional 4:3 or 10:8 aspect ratio. 443 more words

Research And Reflection

Yes, gear does matter

It might feel unusual to start this series of articles on photography, talking about gear. However, I feel that we should exhaust this topic early on, so that the reader can understand better what is important and what is just noise. 923 more words

Bill Brandt

Niñas mirando por la ventana // Girls looking out of a window (by Bill Brandt, 1930s.)

“Un fotógrafo debe poseer y conservar las facultades receptivas de un niño que mira el mundo por primera vez.” – Bill Brandt


“A photographer must possess and retain the receptive faculties of a child who watches the world for the first time.” – Bill Brandt


on photographic angles

“I am not very interested in extraordinary angles. They can be effective on certain occasions, but I do not feel the necessity for them in my own work. 44 more words

On Photography