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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Light trail photography or long exposure photography is often the first thing you want to start experimenting with when you first get a digital or film SLR. The idea that a device can capture cool effects of time passing and represent a journey is fascinating. This fascination can lead to some amazing projects once light […]

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In my eyes, Avedon was a genius. A portrait photographer with a lust for life who could capture something unseen in a person, for someone who was supposedly in love with all things dramatic and energetic, Avedon was able to capture a calmness in his portraits, there is a candid quality to his photographs despite […]

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Edward Weston is a master of still life photography, his manipulation of light to highlight shape, texture and form helped bring photography out of the shadow of painting and stand on it’s own as a credible art form. Working for the majority of his career with and 8×10 field camera Weston’s work is staggeringly beautiful, […]

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How to create a wetplate photograph – beginners guide to tintypes. I’ve wanted to have a crack at wet plate photography since I was about 16, there is something that is captured behind the eyes of a tintype portrait that reveals something about a person no other image can. Don’t be put off by the […]

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A Level Photography Essay – Unit 3 Explore the ways in which words affect an image Word Count: 2,016 Introduction The phrase ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ means that a picture, or in this case a photograph, can tell a story as well as a large amount of descriptive text. However when artists […]

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