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Simultaneously everywhere and nowhere

Photography used to be a very ‘hands on’ physical process. The large format cameras that, for example, Ansel Adams, carted around the great American landscape and the chemical manufacture of a final image, it was very evident what was being … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Opportunity

Out of the blue, way back in January, I received an email via my Flickr from the photo editor of the National Geographic Traveler magazine in Washington. They were planning to write a feature about rail holidays in Switzerland and … Continue reading

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DPP Assignment 5 Feedback

Mixed feelings today, I received my tutor’s feedback for my 5th and final DPP assignment. I always find it exciting to find out how my work is perceived by an expert in their field, and also nervous as to whether … Continue reading

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Social photographers

I’m writing this post whilst bobbing up and down on a ferry in the Irish Sea, returning from a trip to Ireland. My wife and I had traveled over with our 6 month old son to catch up with family … Continue reading

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DPP 5 completed

I’ve finally completed and emailed my 5th DPP assignment to my tutor, called Financial Statement. It is based on the current economic situation we all find ourselves in. It involves using Photoshop to add and delete elements from original images.

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Peace Processed

In my Assignment 4 feedback my tutor mentioned how photographers develop longer term ‘projects’ depending on their interests etc. This idea really appealed to me. It enabled me to make the distinction that my OCA study should be encouraging me … Continue reading

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House Keeping

Whilst I am thinking about what to do for my 5th DPP assignment, I thought it would be a good idea to review what I’ve learnt so far. Since this Learning Blog also contains my learning for TAOP I want … Continue reading

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The final chapter

I have now finished my 4th assignment and working through Project 5: The final image. Since this part of the course consists of just 2 exercises, I’m aware that the final assignment will need to demonstrate what I have learned … 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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What you see is what you get.

My last few blog posts have been about the ethics of image manipulation. As I think more about this my own views appear to be being manipulated into accepting some forms of image altering. I have just finished what will … Continue reading

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