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Assignment four - Real or Fake?

As I have noted throughout this part of the module, these exercises have been much more about the ethics of what has been done to the photos rather than the technical expertise to produce them. 601 more words


Digital Photography

Ritchin (p.20 – ‘After Photography’ 2009) points to the convenience of comparing digital photography with photography. He identifies them as almost separate entities. As analogue photography imitated painting and Pictorialism, he argues, so digital photography borrows from photography in the same vein. 163 more words



Photo-manipulation is perhaps the biggest single topic concerning photography today and is rarely out of the news in one way or another. It regularly overshadows the ‘art’ of photography as whole. 1,787 more words


Ritchin and the photographer as a paid researcher

An interesting observation made by Fred Ritchin in ‘After Photography’ (2009, p.27) is that of whether the photographer is merely becoming a paid researcher who enables the photo editor to complete the required brief? 445 more words


Part 3 - Processing the Image

In this section I will look at the difference between RAW and JPEG files and how this might impact upon the way an image can be processed. 14 more words

Digital Photographic Practice