Assignment 1 – Tutor feedback

My feedback for assignment one can be read here I thought that the feedback was fair and that the point about the resdient images being too homogenised was something that I had not realised prior to submission. I have decided to change two of the images, convenience store and Sunday morning rowing. Looking again at the set I think that these are the weakest images and I intend to replace them with images that high-light some of the issues that Cambridge residents experience. Continue reading Assignment 1 – Tutor feedback

Assignment 1 – revised approach

After trying some initial test shots I have decided to revise my approach to this assignment. Whilst taking some pictures around New Year, I was struck by the number of tourists taking pictures of and selfies in front of the famous sites in Cambridge and that some were even brave enough to go punting in January, so I have decided to portray Cambridge from the perspective of a tourist and a resident. My main reasons for changing from the other approaches I had identified was that I was concerned that there would be a lack of variety in the images … Continue reading Assignment 1 – revised approach

Assignment 1 – initial thoughts

Create at least two sets of photographs telling different versions of the same story. The aim of the assignment is to help you explore the convincing nature of documentary, even though what the viewer thinks they see may not in fact be true. Try to make both sets equally convincing so that it’s impossible to tell which version of the images is ‘true’. As with many of the assignments I find it difficult to think of a subject that appeals to me, that could be visually engaging and meets the criteria set out in the brief. My initial thoughts are … Continue reading Assignment 1 – initial thoughts