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Assignment 5 revisions

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I attend the Thames Valley sub-group of the OCA and homework provided by Sharon Boothroyd for the April meeting was various readings on semiotics. In March I had been asked to take photos of the staff in Virgin Atlantic’s procurement … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: tutor feedback

 Open College of the Arts Tutor report                                       Student name Brian Lavery Student number 501309 Course/Module Digital Photographic Practice Assignment number 5   Overall Comments Thank you for your final assignment. It has been a pleasure to advise you on … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: The Office

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I attend the Thames Valley sub-group of the OCA and homework provided by Sharon Boothroyd for the April meeting was various readings on semiotics. In March I had been asked to take photos of the staff in an international airline’s procurement … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Real or fake?

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Assignment four asks us to produce an image to illustrate the cover of a book or magazine. I decide to combine the assignment with a photobook project that I’ve been working on that explores South Africa’s west coast from the … Continue reading

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Revisions to assignment 3 based on tutor feedback

With thanks also to members of the OCA Thames Valley group who gave me a few ideas on how to update the set. Stairways and steps have featured in photographs over the years from Alfred Stieglitz; Euegene Atget; André Kertész; Brassaï; Cartier-Bresson; … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 tutor feedback

“Throughout this assignment you have demonstrated a good understanding of various photographic techniques, controlling light and contrast in these black and white images. You have also shown visual skills in observing interesting views to photograph and composing them to make … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: (Steps and) Stairways to heaven (and hell)

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Stairways and steps have featured in photographs over the years from Alfred Stieglitz; Euegene Atget; André Kertész; Brassaï; Cartier-Bresson; DeCarava; and Stephen Shore to name just a few. Some have a deliberate psychological intent while others are found within a scene but … Continue reading

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Revisions to assignment 2 based on tutor feedback

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