High Key

High Key Photographs are predominantly white and are created with light tones. They can either be monochromatic or full of subtle colour. Usually, they don’t have a rich black in them, if they do, they are really tone drop outs. This week we are going to explore intentionally over exposing our photographs to create high key images.

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Ten Seconds as a restriction

This weeks exercise is around restricting yourself with a ten second exposure. Personally, I will be exploring some colour abstracts with this restriction at the beach. But there are so many other things you can do with a set exposure length. Are restrictions good for creativity. I think so.

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Self Portrait

This week we explore self portraiture. What does a self portrait tell you about the photographer.

Apologies for the email that sent out last weeks exercise by mistake. Have figured out how to make sure that doesn’t happen again.

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Manual

In the age of automation and computers it becomes way to easy to develop a reliance on them. Unfortunately they often take away our choice and creativity. This week we are going to explore manual.

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Triangles

This week we are going to explore triangles. They are a few of my clients favourite compositional devices as well as one of my own. Their power in composition is undeniable. Lets see what you can do with them.

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Talking about art

Learning to talk about your work and that of others is a key skill that needs practice.  It can be learnt and developed. Identifying the underlying emotions, compositional foundations and intellectual stimulations of an artwork helps you produce better work.

This week we will practice on our own photographs and the art of others. 

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Blue and Yellow

Blue and Yellow is a unique colour combination in our visual repertoire.  This is because we effectively have a blue / yellow sensor in our mind. We can’t see a blue yellow or a yellow blue.  This week we will explore this unique colour combination.

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