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Landscape- Exercise 3:1- Reflecting on the Picturesque

Now assignment 2 is out-of-the-way (and I’m awaiting my feedback), it’s onto Part 3- Landscape as Political Text. The first part looked at the origins of the picturesque and comments made by Fay Goodwin and William Gilpin’s “Observations on the River … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 2:5- Text in Art

This section on landscapes as a journey, we had to look at land art and the use of text within landscape practise. The idea of this is to represent an artist’s experience of the landscape as they move through it. … Continue reading

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Assignment 1- Beauty and the Sublime

Here is the presentation of my first assignment. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed making it Assignment 1- Beauty and the Sublime

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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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Landscape- Exericse 1:6- The Contemporary Abyss

For this exercise, we had to read an essay by Simon Morley entitled “Staring into the contemporary abyss” and then discuss a film, piece of art, music etc which relates to it and how it relates. http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/staring-contemporary-abyss I found this … 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 http://www.camramirez.com/pdf/DI_Week6_PhotoAndArt.pdf There were a lot of points I found within the two articles, some of which still … Continue reading

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