Experience the Experience

During the last three weeks of interdisciplinary, I have been studying commercial photography. During these sessions, the first session was looking at how to use a camera. As I did A Level photography, I knew most of what we were doing. There are no fixed rules in photography, however there are guidelines which can often […]

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Photographic Tales

Ekphrastic writing – story behind the image. The Devil is in the Detail photograph: children adults war crowded black and white entertained watching This crowd of kids, adults and families are watching a parade. With the kids wanting attention from the cameras, and the adults intriuged by the parade.

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Risograph Printing

What is a risograph printer? This printer is still like a normal photo copier printer, however, risograph is a high speed digital printing system manufactured by Riso Kagaku Corporation and was designed for high volume photocopying and printing. It is a mix of a screen printer and a photo copier.   This sort of printer […]

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Design for Social Change

In the last 3 weeks, we were given a brief from Plymouth Council to help change the city in the next 10-20 years times. We were given a booklet of what the council wants to do in the next few years to make Plymouth a better city – i.e. more people to live in the […]

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Cove Studio

Open face – soft light lighting Fennel – soft light, even light Arris 800, 650 – most used Minilite elincram – soft shadow lighting Diffuser   Copy lighting: Minilite – 35/45 degrees with 2 lights to cancel out shadows. Always split background and subject.     Terminology: Main light Hair light Background light   Set […]

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Place of humankind in an environment of signs: remediation and/or dematerialisation of the artefact

Definition of remediation –┬áthe action of remedying something, in particular of reversing or stopping environmental damage. Definition of dematerialisation – is the move from physical certificates to electronic book keeping. Actual stock certificates are slowly being removed and retired from circulation in exchange for electronic recording Definition of artefact – an object made by a […]

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