BA Hons Photography
Shoot Production: Managing & Organising
Shoot Production: Managing & Organising

Ref: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, W Magazine, Sleep No More. Please see the presentation supporting the Fashion Constructed Image Project. Below are also links to the online video tutorials from Lynda.com, interview links, a ‘Call Sheet’ and Budget spreadsheet to support the professional practice talk, supporting the vital skill-set of managing and organising, required […]

Fashion Constructed Image: Unit Briefing
Fashion Constructed Image: Unit Briefing

ref. Photo: Mikael Jansson, Fashion editor, Katie Grand – please see the handbook from today’s Unit briefing. In your groups, please read carefully all of the requirements of the brief. To support the project please bring with you an electronic scheduler, laptop, or tablet to tomorrow’s session so that we can begin the process of […]

Feedback & Reflection
Feedback & Reflection

“Tony Ray Jones had a profound influence on a generation of documentary photographers, who emerged in Britain in the 1970′s and 80′s.” His Filofax’s are crammed with thoughts and processes and is held in the National Media Museum. Some of the notes from his diaries are worth our consideration: ‘Don’t take boring pictures’. ‘Photography for […]

Medway Photo Festival 2014
Medway Photo Festival 2014

Charlie Stanhope, from his recent series produced for the Commission Unit. Next week sees the launch of Medway Photo 2014. This is an annual festival conceived and produced by 2nd Year students from BA(Hons) Photography, Contemporary Practice. As part of your task for the commission Unit you are asked to complete Task 2, which is […]

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 […]

Tutor Groups: Spring Term 2014
Tutor Groups: Spring Term 2014

Sze Tsung Leong, from the series, History Images. The post includes your assigned Tutor Groups for Terms 2 and 3. Please note down your assigned group and do ensure you have each other university email address to ensure that you are all clear on how best to communicate and work through your tasks for all […]

The Commission Unit Brief: Component 2 (Waste)
The Commission Unit Brief: Component 2 (Waste)

Ref: Robert Polidori, After the Flood. To support the launching of the Commission project, please see both the presentation which looked at a variety of different ways to approach the subject of Waste, by Steffi Klenz. Remember to carefully go through the brief highlighting both the deliverables, ie what is required for submission and the […]

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 […]

Critical Thinking, Research & Writing
Critical Thinking, Research & Writing

‘Noire et Blanche’, Man Ray, 1926: “Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why‘. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.” Man Ray.  I’ve re-edited this post to support your Essay Writing submission, bringing together all of […]

Semiotics: Lecture Notes
Semiotics: Lecture Notes

The Treachery of Images (La Trahison Des Images), 1928–29 René Magritte: Please see the notes from this week’s lecture, supporting the Contextual Studies task on Semiotics: The lecture notes from Francis Summers session are also included.   Semiotics 2013     Semiotics Seminar Image Analysis Seminar       Semiotics Seminar Task 2013

COMMISSION UNIT ASSESSMENT (Part 1)
COMMISSION UNIT ASSESSMENT (Part 1)

COMMISSION UNIT – ENVIRONMENT SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT: (PART 1) Please read these guidance notes carefully. Soon it will be time to have your first summative (final) assessment point for the Commission Unit. This is a point where you present the work you have made for the Commission Unit: Part 1 Environment (Landscape). This part of the […]

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 […]