BA Hons Photography
Body & Object: RPHC4001
OBJECT & BODY UNIT: Assessment Guidelines
OBJECT & BODY UNIT: Assessment Guidelines

Please read these guidance notes carefully. For your OBJECT & BODY ASSESSMENT you are required to make a specific presentation outlining your Concept, and evidencing your Research Development and Final Images. You have 2 sessions. The first presentation, will be your formal assessment point, to your Tutors. Afterwards you are asked to make another less […]

Week 13: 2014
Week 13: 2014

Txema Salvans, from the series ‘Waiting Game’. Dear 1st Year, we do hope you are keeping well and wish you a very Happy New Year. This post is a copy of the email that went out earlier today and outlines the plan of the week.   1. Submission Deadline: Tuesday 7th January (10am-11am) RPHC4003 Contextual […]

Chiaroscuro Lighting: Workshop Notes
Chiaroscuro Lighting: Workshop Notes

Quince, Cabbage, Melon and Cucumber, 1602, Juan Sanchez Cotin. This talk about lighting, outlined how painters and photographers use shadow and highlights, ‘Chiaroscuro’ to create a 3 dimensional illusion. Do browse through the presentation to see the many light shapers available. From soft boxes, umbrellas, shoots to honeycombs.  When analysing your references and making experimental tests […]

Large Format Photography
Large Format Photography

Paolo Roversi’s, 10 x 8 Deardorff plate camera. Please find the notes which support the Large Format workshops. Listed also are help guides, the ‘Quickdisk’ for close-up photography and calculating the Bellows Extension factor. Also are the links to the short films of Joel Sternfeld, Alec Soth and Simon Roberts working with their respective cameras. […]

Lecture Notes: What is an Object
Lecture Notes: What is an Object

Laura Letinsky, Untitled #54, from the series Hardly More Than Ever, 1998: For your reference, please see the attached lecture notes from Monday 21st October presentation by Jonathan Simms. This is primarily to support the, Contextual Studies/Body and Object Unit, but also is a reminder of the assessment criteria for the Body & Object Unit. Laura Letinsky: Inspiration […]

Open Lecture: Jean Wainwright – Intreviews
Open Lecture: Jean Wainwright – Intreviews

Jean Wainwright interviews Stephen Shore: INTERVIEWS AND INTERVIEWING. Following on from todays talk, we have published one of Jean Wainwright’s interviews with Stephen Shore. Her lecture focused on some of her interviews, talked about the pitfalls of interviewing, how to get the best out of your subject and the different strategies and structures of a […]

Research: Developing Visual and Written Practice
Research: Developing Visual and Written Practice

Richard Misrach, form his book, On the Beach. Please see the notes from the session supporting your research methodology given by Tracey Ashmore, our Learning Development Tutor Research to Develop Visual and Written Practice 2013

Lecture Notes: The Constructed Image
Lecture Notes: The Constructed Image

Please see the notes at the bottom of the post, from last week’s lecture, supporting both the visual practice units and the Contextual Studies Unit: Contextual Studies: Composition & Visual Construction of image, given by Jonathan Simms. The links to the videos we watched looking at how the artist Johannes Vermeer used perspective, light and […]

Google Art Project & iTunes U
Google Art Project & iTunes U

Michael Wolf, tc86, 2008: Following on from this weeks Lecture, and the blog references, do have a look at the following resources for inspiration and support for your studies. The Google Art Project site is especially useful in both helping you with references; the iTunes U is helpful in developing your learning methodology.   GOOGLE […]

Guide to Image Analysis
Guide to Image Analysis

Robert Doisneau, the Student, 1956. Following on from our session this Friday, with Tracey Ashmore (Learning Development Tutor) and Georgia Wyver (Librarian), please see the list of links at the bottom of our home page for searching the specialist library databases and Tracey’s guide to analysing imagery, texts and presenting your work. For your reference, […]

Mitigation, Assessment & Contacting Us
Mitigation, Assessment & Contacting Us

The support information below aims to outline guidelines for Contacting Us, Mitigating Circumstances and Assessment. We would advise that if you are experiencing difficulties to seek support as soon as possible by seeing a relevant member of staff at your next session. We are here to help, so do get in contact us.     […]

Exhibition Suggestions
Exhibition Suggestions

Tony Ray-Jones, Beach Head, tripper boat, 1967. Please study the exhibitions below. SOME OF THE EXHIBITIONS MIGHT HELP YOUR LEARNING ON THE UNITS BUT ABOVE ALL IT IS ALWAYS GREAT TO SEE PHOTOGRAPHS IN AN EXHIBITION CONTEXT. Solo Exhibition – Simon Roberts / Pierdom 10.09.13 – 12.10.13, Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 6pm, Flowers Gallery, 82 Kingsland Road, London E2 […]

Open Lecture: Lucy Levene – Portraiture
Open Lecture: Lucy Levene – Portraiture

Sara Stockbridge, by Lucy Levene for The Saturday Telegraph Magazine. To support the Object & Body Unit, please note an important date for your diary.  Wednesday 9th October 2013, 10am, Lecture Theatre 2 (First Floor). Photographer, Lucy Levene, will give a lecture and run seminars in which she will show how she uses research to develop […]

How to set-up Blogs for Research
How to set-up Blogs for Research

Candida Høfer, form the book, Libraries, Thames & Hudson, 2005. As part of your development on the degree program at UCA, we require you to have an online ‘Learning Journal’.  We ask you to go to www.blogger.com and set up your own online journal as instructed. Use your Google account for this. Don’t worry – it […]

Object & Body Unit: The Body Briefing
Object & Body Unit: The Body Briefing

Jean Cocteau, photographed by Yousuf Karsh, 1949. Please see the brief below, we would suggest you print out and with care highlight the tasks you need to undertake. Read carefully the brief and go through the following: Submission requirements Assessment Criteria Noting your Tutor Grp. map out a specific schedule for yourself. For your reference, guidance notes and […]

Lecture Notes: What is a Portrait?
Lecture Notes: What is a Portrait?

ref: Tina Barney; Jill and Polly in the bathroom, 1987. To introduce the genre of portraiture within our subject area, please see the lecture notes from this week’s lecture. From the early uses of photography within the genre of portraiture, Physiognomy, Physiology, through the Victorian age, and the obsession of collecting things. The lecture explores […]

‘Live’ Timetable: 2014
‘Live’ Timetable: 2014

Welcome to the Year 1, Academic Calendar. Your weekly teaching sessions for this Term, will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. On Wednesday’s there are some optional Lectures offered by both visiting practitioners and internal staff to support your studies. We will indicate which Wednesday sessions you must attend. All other sessions are mandatory. […]