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Assignment 4: 45 Seconds… – Submission and Feedback

April 12, 2013

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I have now completed my final assignment and received feedback from my tutor. My submission included my 45 Seconds… project, the first version of my reflective account (which I will submit for assessment) and my broad plan for pulling all my work together for assessment. In this post I will focus on the former and […]

45 seconds….

January 19, 2013

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I have been progressing with my diptych portraits of friends and Rotary colleagues as per my previous post here. I have now completed 8 portraits of which I think I may use 6 in my final submission for the assignment. One of the ones I have retained so far is also a possible for exclusion. […]

Critical Review – outline of intention and photographers/work to be reviewed

September 27, 2012

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As part of my Advanced studies I have to prepare a critical studies text within my chosen genre – in my case portraiture. The exact description of the work in my  Advanced Learning Contract is as follows: “Contextual Studies Text: 2 – 3000 words, illustrated and fully referenced.  Define the areas of interest for your […]

Long Exposure Portraits

September 14, 2012

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The procedure itself caused the subject to focus his whole life in the moment rather than hurrying on past it: during the considerable period of the exposure the subject as it were grew into the picture, in the sharpest contrast with appearances in a snapshot… This is a quotation from Walter Benjamin’s Essay A Short […]