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A-Level photography

Here’s a piece written by an A-level photography student during their 2017-2018 year of study. It’s a short piece, however the response was so well considered and executed, I had to share it. The class went to a lecture by various contemporary artists at the Emmanuel Centre in London, Simon Norfolk certainly stole the show. […]

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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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A-Level Photography Reading List Starting a photography course in the new year? GCSE? A-Level? Degree? Need a photography reading list to get you started? Good, here you go. Congratulations, you are at the start of a wonderful journey. Cherish these years as you will look back upon them as a time when you could fully […]

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A-Grade Photography A-Level project example In this post we exhibit an exploration into PTSD and the human condition through Tintypes. Why did this project receive full marks? The project is incredibly well researched, technically well executed and ends with genuine discovery. Successfully capturing a tintype image on a mirror to my knowledge is completely unique, […]

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