Practical workshop – Week 2

Isolation portrait                               Environmental Portrait These are the images from today’s practical workshop. Me, Jemma and Isaak were in a group and we had to take pictures that not only showed the manual control of a camera but to also communicate…

Someone once said…

Life is what you make it. I took this image in the town centre. I’ve seen this busker more than once and the way he dresses says to me he isn’t homeless/very poor and the guitar he is playing isn’t the cheapest. Basically the busker isn’t primarily playing for money, but more for the love…

First Visiting Lecturer

Katy White, Today was the first visiting lecturer of the year. Katy is also working at NUA along side doing her MA work (work in progress). The talk was inspiring and interesting to listen to gathering information about how she plans for a shoot or brief. She talked through her processes and research. I particularly…

First Group Crit – Thursday 24th September

This was a thing that is completely new to me, a group crit. I have never gone on a location shoot and then showed my peers in a small group my best images and discussed it with them, and a tutor. It was a new experience showing off my images, ideas and work processes but…

The cathedral and Plantation Garden location shoot

            Brief – BA1a Fundamentals: 52°39’N  (First brief of year 1) This brief is the first one we got assigned to. The task was to operate the camera in full manual control overriding the ‘average’ exposures the camera would normally take. The task was a little tedious to begin with because…

Motivation levels after my first shoot

After my first shoot on the streets of Norwich, I tested out my new camera (Canon 70D) and attempted to be an outsider. With me being from Burnley 6 hours away, I do stand out a little from the crowd which made me think I could photograph what I see from my perspective seeing people…

Summer Project

         These three images are the ones i selected to submit for the summer project brief we got given before starting the course. They had to show a range of technical skills which is a good starting point and a good way to show your visual interests, especially in front of new…