Monthly Archives: July 2011

Project 6 – direction of movement

This is an exercise in placing a moving subject within the frame, the generally accepted placement being in a manner that allows space within the frame to accommodate the movement with the eye being lead in that direction. The first … Continue reading

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Project 1 – a friend in a public place

The idea of this exercise is to allow us to become more comfortable using a camera in public, ironically I have found this to be rather a challenging project since most people I know well enough to spend time photographing … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Vertical vs horizontal

This exercise involves firstly framing a figure vertically so that it fills the frame and then recomposing┬áto photograph the same figure in a horizontal frame. As instructed I found two suitable subjects for this exercise and the resulting four images … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Framing, two people

According to the course notes two people should be easier to frame horizontally than one, I found this quite true on a visit to Fleetwood but much harder at the graduation ceremony featured in my previous post where the challenge … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Framing – a single person

I set off to Salford Quays hoping that there would be enough people around on a weekday to capture some images for the early projects in this section. When I arrived I found that Salford University were holding their graduation … Continue reading

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Project 2 – A lesson in attention to detail !

When I received my course materials I read through the whole course and made some brief notes that outlined the exercises in section one, the idea being that I could quickly refer back to the notes before I go anywhere … Continue reading

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Murray Ballard – The Prospect of Immortality

On a recent visit to Bradford I went into the Impressions Gallery to visit the current exhibition which turned out to be Murray Ballard’s Prospect of Immortality, an exhibition which deals with the very unusual subject of cryogenics. This is … Continue reading

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