Monthly Archives: July 2013

What makes for a good Black and White Photograph?

Freeman 2008, p.514 states that ‘Without colour, photographs automatically acquire formality of composition and tone, irrespective of the content.’ I am beginning to see a pattern with all of the research I have been conducting surrounding black and white photography … Continue reading

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PROJECT: BLACK AND WHITE

For the final section of the Processing an Image module, we will be looking at Black and White Photography. During the 1960’s and 70’s, black and white imagery saw a gradual decline in its popularity; this was largely due to … Continue reading

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Book Review

One of the books I am currently reading is an AVA Publishing title, from their ‘Basics’ range called Creative Photography; Behind the Image – Research In Photography. A body of photographic work is developed through knowledge gained in exploring the … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Interpretative Processing

This exercise is about making interpretations for a creative purpose. Choose an image that you feel is open to different creative interpretation(s) – an image with a lower dynamic range than usual will give more opportunities for varied processing.  Given … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Images

Before embarking on the next exercise, I decided to do a little Internet research into creative interpretation, and although this sounded easy enough, I struggled a little to find what I was looking for. There are lots of images online … Continue reading

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