• Learning Log,  Reflection

    Course beginnings

    Distance learning is very intimidating. It’s very hard to perceive things as intended via text without the benefit of face to face interaction and instant feedback. Nonetheless I’m looking forward to the challenge as as someone who has worked extensively online in recent years, both through my own business and in various online learning short courses, I’m hoping it will be easy to follow the course. As keen as I am to get cracking I want to ensure that I get good studying foundations in place, and so have been taking time to get acquainted with the OCA student site in an attempt to get a feel for the way…

  • Learning Log,  Reflection

    An Introduction

    Many, many years ago I studied A Level Photography (Back in the days of darkrooms) and in 2014 I received an unconditional offer to study BA(Hons) Photography in my hometown at Norwich University of the Arts. Somewhere in-between those two events I started photographing weddings, families and most recently births, all in a very documentary based style, under my own photography business. My photography hobby outside of these genres tends to fall to street, night photography and urban landscapes. Sadly I was unable to complete my A Level Assessments due to Glandular Fever, and I was unable to start the degree at NUA due to life throwing an unexpected divorce…