Further plans and notes

I have decided to focus on three Caravaggio paintings. These are Supper at Emmaus, the version in the National Gallery in London; Boy with basket of fruit, from the Gallery Borghese in Rome; and David and Goliath, the version in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The reason I have decided on 3 is simply a matter…

Tutor feedback

Here is the feedback I received from my tutor. I have since spoken to him for clarification purposes etc. I will do another post about my reaction to the feedback. But here it is anyway. Glover FiP 1

Initial thoughts and plans

This assignment is about taking a considered approach to creating a photograph of a person. You’ll need to take care over your choice of model, their clothes, setting, environmental objects and background. You’ll need a small torch for this assignment. Tape a funnel of black paper over the end of it to act as a…

Picture analysis – The Conversation

Group portrait of seven women in what appears to be Indian style dress. Split into two groups there does appear to be a conversation happening among one group. The facial expressions in one group suggests they are listening to the conversation while the others seem seperated and distant, bored even. The postures seem rather mixed…

Exercise 2.8 Fill-flash

Bringing out the foreground subject with a flash that is balanced with ambient light. Firstly I hate flash. Can’t do it, never liked it, and never use it. I used to think that it was just the on-camera flash that I hated, so went out and bought an external flash that is in all general…

If you get a chance to read

I always find it rather awkward as to know what to write when suggesting books and certainly when I go further as to recommend them on here. I am not a reviewer of books, generally haven’t read the whole book (most are pictures or reference) so feel that writing some long blog entry recommending it…