These last few weeks have been very focused on photo books for me! There’s so much work that has to go into creating a photo book – it’s so much more than people probably realise! It’s definitely not just a case of putting some images into an online template, sending it off, then waiting for… Continue reading Books, Books and more Books!
This week we had a mini workshop about printing options for our final exhibition. We looked at some paper samples sent over by Metro Imaging to get a feel for the different types of paper available to us. There was such a wide range, with loads of different weights to choose from too! The 2… Continue reading Print Workshop
This weeks group seminar was a really helpful one with some great feedback on my latest FMP work and ideas for my book layout. Yesterday morning after the Adobe and BIPP talks we had past student Alex Stapleton come in and tell us about her experience in final year. Alex graduated last year and she… Continue reading Group Seminar
Today David came in to talk to us a bit more about the BIPP and the qualifications they offer to students. I have been thinking for a while now about submitting a wedding portfolio to the BIPP as I feel this is the area of photography where the qualification may be of the most use… Continue reading BIPP
This morning we had a talk about the Adobe Certified Associate Program that our university is offering to photography and design students. It is a way to get a professional certification in one Adobe program of your choice, which is valid for 3 years if you are successful. The program consists of a 40 minute exam,… Continue reading Adobe Certified Associate Program
This week we had a series of guest lectures on a wide range of subjects, including advice on getting funding for a project, experiences from past students, and practising photographers sharing their latest work with us. The first of these lectures was from Anna Taylor of LOOK Photo Festival & Jo Slack from Redeye. Anna spoke… Continue reading Professional Practice Week
Earlier this week we had a very interesting meeting with Chris from Textbook Studio about the process of designing and printing a catalogue for our graduate exhibition show in June. Chris spoke about the process of working closely with designers to make the book more of a collaboration to show off both our own photography work… Continue reading Textbook Studio Workshop