The Sunday Times Magazine is renowned for open range of subject matter with its comprehensive form of journalism. Although only a mere magazine included in its counterpart, The Sunday Times, the magazine has included many famous photographers and journalists alike. Its magazine features often include a spread of an image that is usually rather painful to look … More Documentary Photography: Appraisal.
In the module guide, one of the essential hand ins for the end of this semester is to use a model with one outfit, photograph them in both a fashion and portrait style. This can either be on location with a portable lighting kit or can be shot in the studio. I order to do … More Documentary Photography: Fashion and Portrait (Lighting) Assignment.
With this task, it was asked of us to produce six photos that represent Leeds and the people who live there. The idea of this task was to again make us feel comfortable about photographing strangers and to see if we preferred to make our shots obvious to the public, or to be surreptitious. This … More Documentary Photography: Street Photography.
For this assignment, an essential aspect was to negotiate a way in to somewhere which would usually not be open to the general public. The idea was to help us to gain confidence when talking to strangers and also exercise the usual duties of a photojournalist. As an underground music fan, I decided that I would … More Documentary Photography: Hidden Places.
As the Welsh Comic Con took place on a Saturday, I felt that this would be an ideal event to cover for my “Saturday” assignment. The convention took place at Glyndwr University and much like its much-hyped San Diego counterpart, contained events that catered to each of its multi-genre interests such as panels, seminars, previews … More Documentary Photography: Saturday Assignment.
Lighting Assignment: For our lighting assignment we have been asked to use one model and one outfit to produce two images: one portrait shot and one fashion shot. They can either be done in a studio setting or on location however, they must incorporate studio flash. We will be assessed on how well each image … More Documentary Photography: Fashion Photographs and Portraits.
The first tutorial of the Documentary Photography module was catered to mainly focus on the introduction in to the module itself. By the end of this semester, it is required that the following tasks must be handed in on completion: Task One: Produce a documentary feature suitable for publication in a magazine, newspaper or website. … More Documentary Photography: Intro and Observational/Constructive Photography.
My curation of the road to the Hobbit can be found here.
As publications sought after accuracy, sub editing is a big part of journalism. This session consisted of looking in to the importance of sub editing and why as journalists it is not only ideal but essential for us to practice sub editing. What is Sub-Editing: A Sub-Editor goes through written copy to make sure that it’s ready … More Digital Journalism: Sub-Editing for Online.
For this week’s session, we had a look at the breakdown of one the assignments what is required for this module which is the curation of a story. Here, we were shown a program that many journalists use to keep up to date with a story that can run from weeks on end; this was … More Digital Journalism: Curation.