Monthly Archives: July 2016

Assignment 4 – The Language of Light

Revisit one of the exercises on daylight, artificial light or studio light from Part Four (4.2, 4.3 or 4.4) and prepare it for formal assignment submission: Create a set of between six and ten finished images. For the images to … Continue reading

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Exercise 4.4

Exercise 4.4 Use a combination of quality, contrast, direction and colours to light an object in order to reveal its form. For this exercise we recommend that you choose a natural or organic object such as an egg, stone, vegetable … Continue reading

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Exercise 4.3

Capture ‘the beauty of artificial light’ in a short sequence of shots (‘beauty’ is, of course, a subjective term). The correct white balance setting will be important; this can get tricky –but interesting – if there are mixed light sources … Continue reading

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Exercise 4.5

  Make a Google Images search for ‘landscape’, ‘portrait’, or any ordinary subject such as ‘apple’ or ‘sunset’. Add a screengrab of a representative page to your learning log and note down the similarities you find between the images. Now … Continue reading

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The Language of Light – Research

I have decided to take a different approach to my research, following feedback from by Tutor on assignment 3 suggesting that I use more comparisons.  Previously, I researched each photographer and wrote about their work making observations and comments along … Continue reading

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Christopher Doyle

Christopher Doyle is an acclaimed cinematographer, particularly renowned for his hazy lighting and saturated colours.  An Australian who started as a photographer and who then became famous for his cinematography work particularly with Wong Kar-Wai an eccentric, non-conformist Chinese film director.   … Continue reading

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Exercise 4.2

Brief: In manual mode take a sequence of shots of a subject of your choosing at different times on a single day. It doesn’t matter if the day is overcast or clear but you need a good spread of times … Continue reading

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