• Learning Log,  Research,  Talks, Webinars & Meets

    EYV group work – The Physical Level of Photographs

    I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this tutorial, I had expected it to be like many of the other meets I’d attended with many students involved, where I would just listen in pondering the content quietly. However I was pleasently suprised to find it was a very small group and very interactive, which allowed me to really engage with the content and really helped me grasp the concepts being discussed. I came away feeling inspired to think about photographs in a different way, and excited deepen my understanding of this area. Summary Three levels of photography: Physical Depictive Mental Physical Level of photography broken down into various attributes:…

  • Assignment 3,  Assignments,  Learning Log,  Reflection

    Assignment 3 ideas

    Freezing a repetitive motion with a fast shutter – a long repeated motion in real life, but just a fraction of a second is recorded. For example tapping on a table, playing ping pong etc. panning photos of the children playing, freezing them but the world around them is blurred in their play using strobe to capture a series of movements we don’t usually witness in stages, like standing up, turning round etc. long exposure self portraits of mundane tasks. Things we all do everyday that take up our time but we either don’t notice the time passing, or often we’re on autopilot. I think of all of these ideas…

  • Assignment 2,  Assignments,  Learning Log,  Reflection

    Assignment 2 – Developed Idea

    Having shot what I thought were my assignment images, when I looked at the selection I felt actually they were lacking context and didn’t come across as I had hoped. I had hoped that the objects that were very much ‘out of place’ would stand out more. Like an alien in the scene. However all it was was a set of photos of mess laying around my house. Which, in itself, could have made an adequate series, but it wasn’t the context I was going for. I wanted the photographs to portray how these things weren’t where they belonged. But actually the subject of my image jut got lost amongst…