Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Decisive Moment: My Thoughts (Research Point)

Before you go any further, give some careful thought to the ‘decisive moment’ debate and note down where you stand (at the moment, anyway) in your learning log. You’ll come back to this in Assignment Three.   I have struggled … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Draft Images

Submit a set of between six and eight high-quality photographic prints on the theme of the ‘decisive moment’. Street photography is the traditional subject of the decisive moment, but it doesn’t have to be. Landscape may also have a decisive … Continue reading

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Exercise 3.3 (Project 3 – What Matters is to Look)

1.  What do the timeframes of the camera actually look like? If you have a manual film camera, open the camera back (make sure there’s no film in the camera first!) and look through the shutter as you press the … Continue reading

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Setting The Trap For Great Shots | DecisiveShot

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Exercise 3.2 (Project 2 – A Durational Space)

………. using slow shutter speeds, the multiple exposure function, or another technique inspired by the examples above, try to record the trace of movement within the frame. You can be as experimental as you like. Add a selection of shots together … Continue reading

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Project 2: A durational space

In the first part of this project we are asked to think about the problem of capturing movement within a still image.  A number of photographers  attempt to resolve the problem by “leaving a trace of movement within the frame”  … Continue reading

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