Exercise: The user’s viewpoint

This is the kitchen of a traditional coffee shop. I have particularly focused in the area where the owner of this shop and his personal prepare coffee and other drinks. As required for this exercise, I have concentrated on the … Continue reading Exercise: The user’s viewpoint

My feedback on my tutor’s report

My feedback on my tutor’s report It is very important for me that my tutor supports my work “You are continuing to work methodically through the course and you have been restructuring your blog, which looks good.” As suggested I have changed the headings in my blog so that they are viewable and easier to navigate. I find WordPress.com quite slow and hard to manage but I have to time to change it now. I know I haven’t included image 9 because it was a final decision to change it with another one I wasn’t please with. I also knew … Continue reading My feedback on my tutor’s report

Olena Slyesarenko_Photographer

http://www.olenaslyesarenko.com/main/index.php?/projects/pickled/   In the book of Maria Short “Context and narrative”, I had discover the above photo from Ukrainian photographer Olena Slyesarenko from her project Pickled. It has been very inspiring to see how a photographer has presented another variation of portraiture achieving an artistic and dreamlike feeling. I also find it very ingenious that she has used water to “force” her subjects to relax and have not contract over the resulting image. She even managed to make water look unnoticeable making her images even more powerful.    Continue reading Olena Slyesarenko_Photographer

Exercise: Experimenting with light

Experimenting with light is a lifetime project for me. The light is usually a deciding factor for a successful picture. I am not always very confident in controlling the intensity of light and the highlights it creates. This project has helped to understand more how many factors can affect the look of my final images. I need to try out various situations, especially the ones where I have failed to have the result I wanted. I now have a reflector and I need to learn how to use it with trust when I need to fill in shadows.    Continue reading Exercise: Experimenting with light

Exercise: Portrait – scale and setting

Logan is a very expressive and active boy. He adores water and like to play games. I loved taking photos of him during my stay in his home in Seattle, USA.  I have showed and even printed the above photos to his family and they have loved them. I think it has been a successful work and I have loved the change of scenery and the weather variations while taking these photos.   Continue reading Exercise: Portrait – scale and setting