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Category Archives: A Level Photography

To fully understand this article, you will need to know the following information. The A-Level is a two year course. The first year is not assessed. The Personal investigation commences in the September of your second year of study. It is worth 60% of the final grade. The Externally set assignment commences in the February […]

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What’s the point of analysing someone’s work? If you don’t understand it, you can’t create an in depth response to it. No-one cares about your opinion unless it is based upon evidence, and saying ‘i like it’ and copying the image exactly won’t score you any marks. You need depth, demonstration of knowledge and use […]

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You need to create good quality research, but what does that mean? In this article I will go over the nuances of good quality research for your photography A-Level to help you maximise your potential to gain marks. The example I have used is from a student who achieved an A grade in her unit […]

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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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