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Assignment 2: Rework

Contextualisation Having researched the response to farming by a number of practitioners I considered that much of their work, probably unintentionally, romanticised both the settings and the lifestyle (here). Jean Mohr’s lone herdsman tending his cows against the magnificent backdrop of … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 – Tutor Feedback

Overall Comments Further to the feedback that I provided by phone on Monday 25th April please find bullet points of the areas that we discussed, also do refer to the notes that you took. It was great to chat and … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Self Assessment

Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills At a technical level there are a number of weaknesses in this series; for example Fig. o1 would have been more striking if I had used daylight flash and underexposed the background and I am concerned … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Two Fortunate Men

The Brief The objective of assignment 2, “Visa Versa” is to create a themed body of work that mixes portraits taken outside on location (street) and inside (studio). As well as including inside and outdoor shots I have used the idea … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Subject’s Feedback

As previously mentioned after the first shoot at each farm I shared a selection of prints with Greg Kellaway, his wife Jen and their daughter Lara. Lewis their son and the second subject of the series was on his own … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Contact Sheets and Selection

Over the course of three days I took around 1,500 photographs on the Kellaway farms so the editing and selection process has been lengthy. As the assignment calls for five photographs there is no scope to include any contextual images … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Process and Preparation

Initial Ideas As previously mentioned I initially envisioned assignment 2 to be a series strongly referencing Julian Germain’s Every Minute …. (reviewed here), Kaylynn Deveney’s The Day-to-Life of Albert Hastings (reviewed here) and Nigel Shafran’s various portrait series of his wife Ruth (reviewed here) but my subject … Continue reading

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