Category Archives: Research and Reflection

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 – 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 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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Assignment 5 Lighting and Sets

The shoot for assignment 5 was approached in four stages. Stage One – Trepidation Stage 2 – Supplication Stage 3 Sanctuary Stage 4 The Ceiling

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Assignment 5 Influences and Inspiration

This project has been influenced and inspired by staged photography, figurative art, graffiti, romantic painting, photojournalism, news media, political posters and medieval art. Media As previously discussed (here) when there is an imbalance of opportunity, prosperity, security or social tolerance between … Continue reading

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