Category Archives: Reading

On Susan Sontag

From looking at my Christmas list of filters, books and lens cloths Santa would probably have guessed that I’m an OCA photography student! One of the books on my list was On Photography, by Susan Sontag. It was a book … Continue reading

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The Digital SLR Handbook

When I first started DPP I found it difficult to find any books that went behind software and hardware manuals. I wanted a book that would give further information to what I was learning about in the course. Then, whilst … Continue reading

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Communication and Contemplation

I have just started to read The Photographer’s Mind, by Michael Freeman. My tutor is encouraging me to take photos that say something. Photographer’s Mind addresses this very well, explaining how the subject in front of the camera can have … Continue reading

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Making Meanings

Looking down the contents page of Stephen Bull’s book ‘Photography’, I was intrigued by the section titled The Meanings of Photographs. Following the tutor feedback from my DPP Assignment 1: Workflow, this seemed like an ideal place to begin learning … Continue reading

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