Sustainable Prospects – Grades – Where To, Now?

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I have just received the grades for Sustainable Prospects – 70% overall, Distinction level, I assume, which is pretty much in line with Surfaces & Strategies and Positions and Practice – though a nit picking statistician might say it is a downward trend 🙂 It was a totally flat set of grades – literally 70% each for the Oral Presentation, …

A Conversation on ‘Reality’

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I am going to start this (overly long) post with my conclusions: Photography always has and always will depict a constructed reality. Photography is, like all art forms, a product of its time – socially, historically and technologically. The Photographer is always ‘in’ their apparatus of photography – the image reflects their vision and personality. Whilst the unique ‘aura’ of …