Stephen Edwards, Photography A Very Short Introduction, 2006, Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN: 978-0-19-280164-7 (Kindle Edition). In my opinion, this is a very good book and a very important book to read for any photographer. Notes/Quotes: Documentary is said to provide its viewers with direct access to truth. In his pioneering book on the subject,Continue reading “Photography A Very Short Introduction”
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Exercise 1.1a – Planning & Preparation.
The brief for this exercise is to produce five portraits of strangers from a variety of backgrounds. They must be classed as ‘Other’ so that they may differ by a significant respect from myself. This could be by age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background, social class, etc. I am also to keep notes of contactContinue reading “Exercise 1.1a – Planning & Preparation.”
Preliminary Exercise: The Clandestine Camera
For this exercise, I took photographs of people who were unaware of being subjects of photography. This exercise was (for me) not a comfortable project. I therefore decided that I would try to respect my subject’s privacy, as best I could. At the time I set out to accomplish this exercise it was at theContinue reading “Preliminary Exercise: The Clandestine Camera”