Exercise 4.2 – Constructed imagery

The Brief Traditional still life presents a small-scale space to explore the composition and meaning of objects. But still life doesn’t have to be bowls of fruit and vases of flowers. You can place any object or combination of objects in any setting. And both can be constructed. It may be useful to think of … Continue reading Exercise 4.2 – Constructed imagery


Exercise 4.7 – Photomontage

The Brief Juxtaposition in photography can be as simple as placing two photographs side by side. But juxtaposition can also be said to happen within the frame in still life when objects are purposely placed together. In photomontage rougher and often amusing juxtapositions result from sticking bits of pictures together. Have a look at the … Continue reading Exercise 4.7 – Photomontage

Exercise – 4.9 Repetition

The Brief Repetition of one image or very similar images, whether exactly the same or with slight differences in exposure, crop or image quality, elicits an inquisitive eye. Repetition emphasises the sameness and yet paradoxically indicates a difference. Andy Warhol used this strategy in his screen prints and photographs. In the image below, do you … Continue reading Exercise – 4.9 Repetition

Assignment Three: A narrative photograph

 The Brief Telephone or Skype tutorial For this assignment you have two choices: To make a staged photograph. Or to make a narrative sequence. The key to narrative photography is observation. Watch people, the way they interact, the way things happen, events unfold, and you’ll see that there are telling moments like a ‘stand off’ … Continue reading Assignment Three: A narrative photograph