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Notes for Assessor

This learning log / blog is my main submission for assessment supported by a presentation box containing: The prints for each of assignments 1 through 3 and 5 The essay for assignment 4 Tutor’s feedback for each assignment My written … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 Supplication – Rework

Notes on Rework This rework of assignment 5 has been modified to remove the bones and skulls which had been included in the foreground of the original. I agree that they were a clichéd sign so whilst the composition is less … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Rework as Triptych

At the suggestion of my tutor I have reworked assignment 5 as a triptych. Given the references to medieval religion and religious art already incorporated in the image it is a logical progression to adopt a presentation style that is synonymous … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Tutor Feedback and Response

Overall Comments Your final assignment for Context & Narrative has been received well; you set yourself a challenging piece, both thematically and technically, in which you followed through with dedication and conviction. The tableau is great and offers some interesting … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 Self Assessment

Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills This project called for competency in three technical areas. Design & Composition – To design and compose a staged photograph on paper in advance of a shoot was a new experience and I was pleased … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – A Supplication for the Beggars

Historical Context In 1529 a Protestant lawyer by the name of Simon Fish wrote and distributed a pamphlet, asking Henry VIII  to dissolve the monasteries and to appropriate their lands and wealth for the good of the nation. At the … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Post Processing

The original intent had been to take three photographs that could be merged into a single image in post processing but by the end of the shoot it was obvious that at least four and perhaps five separate photographs would be needed … Continue reading

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