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Monkeying Around with Camera Settings

Summer’s here! At last! Again! It was a brilliant day to visit the zoo, especially with it being a Bank Holiday weekend. Twycross Zoo, the World Primate Centre, claims to have the largest collection of apes and monkeys in the … Continue reading

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New Additions

It’s not easy having 5 little mouths to feed. The photograph below shows our 8 month quins all looking for their next feed. Fortunately for us there are 4 too many ┬ábabies in this photo. One is by far enough … 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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From Pinhole to Pinterest

As part of the learning process my tutor has encouraged me to look at the work of other photographers. Whilst I have collected a few photography books since starting my degree, the most obvious source of material is on the … Continue reading

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From across the galaxy…

Today was the Butterwick Hospice’s May Fayre. It’s always a popular annual event that’s always well attended. I photographed it last year as well and I was interested in finding out how much I had improved since starting DPP. Last … Continue reading

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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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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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Listening in: The use of audio in photography – British Journal of Photography

Listening in: The use of audio in photography – British Journal of Photography. Adding sound to a series of photos is something that interests me, being able to add an extra dimension to the image’s meaning. I would think that … Continue reading

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Colouring in the Gaps

Photography has finally made it’s way back to the top of my ‘To do’ list after recovering from a dislocated knee and a mountain of work that Edmond Hillary would have refused to climb to the top of! Continue reading

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Flashy Curtains

, originally uploaded by digital-eye. Thanks to Duncan’s advice about 2nd curtain sync, I reshot my v-dub pic. Second curtain sync will fire the flash about 1.5 milliseconds before the second curtain begins to close. Therefore the flash fires at … Continue reading

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