These are just a few of my Tiger images from Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan, India. Please press on the image to view it full size.
1. Create a series of photographs that include deep shadow in much of the frame. You could achieve this by using a black backdrop or by exposing in high contrast light as in Part One Project 2 (Shadows). 2. Choose about four final images. 3. In Photoshop, place the images on top of one another…Read more »
Remember, there’s no need to make a direct copy of a photograph, for example, a Man Ray photogram; make your own photographic experiment as Adam Fuss did (you can compare their photograms online). If you chose to emulate Man Ray, you might seek out interesting objects that can be rendered graphic shapes in silhouette by…Read more »
Brief: Most visual artists learn from one another. Both historic and contemporary photographers and visual artists can teach you new things and by learning from them you can bring something new to the subject. So how do you learn from other photographers? There’s a tradition of ‘after’ painting, where an artist copies a master’s work…Read more »
Assignment Brief: In this assignment, you’re going to work in response to a theme. A theme is more nuanced and you can bring your own personal interpretation to it because you’ll have your own experiences, thoughts, and feelings about it. Responding to a theme photographically will help you to elicit your own ideas and make…Read more »
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 emphasizes the sameness and yet paradoxically indicates a difference. Andy Warhol used this strategy in his screenprints and photographs. In the image below, do you notice how the…Read more »
Now that you’ve seen how to make a photo montage with newspaper cuttings, search through your archive of images to make a photo montage with your own photographs. Photomontage requires a playful experimental attitude to exploring different arrangements so don’t try to be too ‘tidy’ or perfect about your final result. • Decide on the…Read more »