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Assignment 1- Preparation

As previously discussed, I wanted to create a series of images that looked at the beauty and power of nature using abandoned buildings. With regards to the notions of the sublime, i liked the idea of contrasting two different ideas … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 1:8- Zone system in practise

This exercise required us to take 3 photos in “relatively high dynamic range” making sure that the exposure choice shows as much detail as possible in the lightest and darkest areas of the photo. As this exercise is more for … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 1:7- Assignment Preparation

For this exercise, we had to familiarise ourselves with the brief for assignment 1- Beauty and the Sublime and think about how we would like to approach it. We then had to email our ideas to our tutor and record … Continue reading

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Photographer of the week- Demond Meek

For this weeks photographer of the week I chose a photographer who has created a series of photos of derelict and deserted buildings as this is something I am interested in doing for my first assignment. I quickly came across … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 1.4- What is a photographer?

For this exercise we had to read and identify the keys points in Marius de Zayas articles Photography and Photography & Artistic Photography Click to access DI_Week6_PhotoAndArt.pdf There were a lot of points I found within the two articles, some … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 25- Illusion only is sacred, truth profane

For this exercise we had to re-read Guy Debord’s “Separation Perfected” from the course reader, which we had read as put of exercise 10. https://kunsworthphotography.wordpress.com/2014/06/11/understanding-visual-culture-part-2-the-society-of-the-spectacle/ It was then split into 2 parts. Task 1 required us to find 3 examples … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 24- White

This exercise was based on an essay by Richard Dyer called White. We had to read and make notes on the essay. Within the essay 3 films were mentioned (Simba, Jezabel and Night of the Living Dead), we were asked to watch … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 23- Black

Before starting this exercise we had to read The Fact of Blackness by Frantz Fanon from the course reader. Our first task was to identify Fanon’s key points and how they relate to visual culture. The main points that Fanon’s makes … Continue reading

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Tutor Feedback and Re-Submission

With my tutor feedback, the overall feeling from my tutor was to redo some of the photos and go out with Cloudbase Images when they were working not just completing a test flight. The images I choose to keep were … Continue reading

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Gender Bias in Films

Fresh from finishing my last exercise, one of my Facebook friends posted an article called “20 Facts Everyone Should Know About Gender Bias in Movies”. As I had been look at Mulvey’s article “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, I thought … Continue reading

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