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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


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

Personal Reflections

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


A3 Research - W. Eugene Smith: Spanish Village

Assignment 3 will be based on a small Italian village and as research towards this project I have looked at Eugene Smith’s Spanish village, which was published by Life Magazine in 1951 (1). 2,290 more words

Research & Reflection

Rework of Individual Spaces

Each time I look back at the three pictures I posted for the Individual Spaces Exercise I like them less. These three are brighter versions; the moral of this story is not to spend too much time looking at Bill Brandt before processing black and white images.


Individual Spaces

Each of these portraits was taken in a place of significance to the subject and are linked together by the nature of the individuals; all three are grandparents but they remain highly active filling their time with a multitude of different pastimes including some lifelong hobbies about which they are passionate. 461 more words