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Another Life Drawing Class

I was lucky enough to attend another life drawing class. This time i was focusing more on proportions and getting the whole figure to be on the page, as i seem to have a knack of zooming into one particular area. 190 more words


Michael Kenna: The Evidence of Humanity

In her essay Something and Nothing (1) Charlotte Cotton considers a number of contemporary photographers who have investigated the evidence of humanity through uninhabited city and landscapes. 1,494 more words

Research & Reflection

Research point: Socially committed black and white photographers

We are asked to conduct our own research into socially committed black and white photographers discussed so far in the course and make notes in our learning logs. 1,272 more words

Part 2: The B&W Document

Bill Brandt: The Art of Documentary by David Campany

We are asked to read Bill Brandt’s Art of Documentary by David Campany and write a short summary in our learning log discussing how B&W became such a respected and trusted medium in documentary. 657 more words

Part 2: The B&W Document

Mañana temprana en el Támesis // Early morning on the Thames (by Bill Brandt, 1939)

“No estoy muy interesado en ángulos extraordinarios. Pueden ser eficaces en ciertas ocasiones, pero no siento la necesidad de ellos en mi propio trabajo. De hecho, siento que el enfoque más simple a menudo puede ser más eficaz. 110 more words


Daniel Meadows - My Perspective

As part of the NCFE Level 2 course, each student has to prepare & make a 15 minute presentation on a studio-based portrait photographer. Part of the unit covering Studio Photography, the presentation is to briefly place the photographer’s work in historical context then focus on photographic & technical aspects rather than biographical. 609 more words