OPPOSITES Try to get two opposite things into one photograph, e.g. new and old, fast and slow, bright and dull, hard and soft and textured and smooth. This project can be interpreted in many ways and the instructions are deliberately not detailed so that you can do them in your own way. Try not to … Continue reading January Project
Photograph: FOUND STILL LIFE You are to find a still life composition whereby all the components are already placed in position. A found still-life can be made of anything. It may be a room, it can be a single object small or large, it can be made of many small or large objects. You … Continue reading Photo Project
Photograph: Architecture Unlike most specialised areas of photography, there are few tricks or special equipment required for shooting architecture – only careful planning and an open mind. Your shooting position, the time of day, the colour and direction of light all have a profound result on the final image and it pays to shoot from … Continue reading Photo Project
Photograph: FENCE / FENCES Brief: Sometimes fences are wrought iron, sometimes they’re wooden, and sometimes they’re barbed wire. For this project, take two photographs of two different types of fence and show in each case what purpose this fence is serving – what is it partitioning off from the surrounding area? When you are … Continue reading Photo Project
Photograph: FADED BEAUTY Brief Many photographers have been drawn to record the processes of decay, decline and deterioration. For this project explore the idea of recording change, creating photographs that capture things at specific moments in their continuing physical journey. Locations suitable: historic cemeteries, crumbling houses, castles and estates. choose a place which gives you … Continue reading Photo Projects
Photograph: PATTERNS Brief: The world is full of patterns and we photographers are drawn to them, our eyes are predisposed to recognizing them. For this project, take photographs to produce two images based on patterns. The first image is to show a successful pattern, the second is to show a pattern that has been disrupted … Continue reading Photo Projects
What the heck is ‘Aphabetography’?
After completing my second 365 project on 31 December 2014, I was pondering about what long term project the S13 collective could do for 2015. I decided to try one called ‘Alphabetography’. The idea is to take 26 pictures – one every two weeks – of the letters of the alphabet, starting with (surprise, surprise) … Continue reading What the heck is ‘Aphabetography’?
365 – done and dusted
So that is another 365 daily photograph project completed. The first was in 2011 in which I processed every image in the style of Film Noir. This time I decided to do all the images in colour and try to produce them in a 1:1 format as far as possible. I also undertook to produce … Continue reading 365 – done and dusted
My idea for this was quite simple. The comparison of format between a reading object that began hundreds of years ago, and one of the new types available today. Nikon P300 ©live
365 Project 2014
I've decided to do another 365 project this year starting on January 1. This will be the second one that I have done. Once again I have some friends who are going to attempt it with me, from last time: Martyn and Carol and a '365 newbie', Rod. Like last time I have prepared daily … Continue reading 365 Project 2014