Monthly Archives: October 2011

Red Saunders – Hidden

I visited this exhibition as part of the recent OCA Study Day and we were fortunate to be given a guided tour by Indya Nealing from Impressions Gallery who gave us some very useful background information on the images and the photographer. First … Continue reading

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Project 7 – A day at the zoo

I have struggled in a way to see what this exercise adds to the course since its literally just an instruction to go and photograph people at a zoo. I suppose it’s partly to help students become more comfortable photographing people … Continue reading

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Sheila Rock, Photographer

In this months Black & White Photography magazine there is a feature on a project titled “Tough and Tender” by Sheila Rock, a photographer that I hadn’t previously heard of. I read this article with interest since it had some … Continue reading

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Tate Gallery, Liverpool

Last week I spent a day in Liverpool and whilst I was there had a wander around the Tate. Although the current exhibitions are mainly themed around sculpture there was also a little bit of photography here and there, most … Continue reading

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Interesting Quotation….

Reading Black & White Photography magazine the other day I came across a quotation that really struck a chord with me and I just had to keep a record of it. Their readers assignment winner quoted Ted Grant as having said : … Continue reading

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OCA Study Day

Last week I went along to Bradford for the OCA Study Day which had been organised to coincide with the month long photography festival “Ways of Looking”. The day started at the Impressions Gallery where Indya Nealing gave an introduction to Jeremy Dellers exhibition and … Continue reading

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Project 12 – A natural portrait

I’m jumping ahead a few exercises again but the perfect opportunity had arisen for this one and it would have been a shame to waste it. The text that accompanies this project talks about the use of portraiture in Social … Continue reading

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