Photoshop School

I have now completed three courses with OCA ‘The Art of Photography’, ‘Context & Narrative’ and ‘Setting the Scene’ and I have read a great deal of books for these subjects.  However, I felt that my reading seriously neglected my knowledge of photo editing and with the completion of ‘Setting the Scene’ and before beginning … More Photoshop School

Exercise 10 – Newspapers and magazines

A photo of Howard Hughes’ ship fitted out for the CIA taken in 1974 and computer graphic sonar impression of a sunken submarine image taken from: https://jayseaarchaeology.wordpress.com/2017/01/15/the-shipwreck-that-never-was-the-ux-791-and-great-lakes-maritime-history/ In this exercise I have found several different news articles both new and old that have all been published on the 26 February 2018.  these stories could all … More Exercise 10 – Newspapers and magazines

Project Film – Single-shot-drama

Password: shaun512659 The screenplay – The Nag This is a short-film shot in one long-take which includes wide-shots, mid-shots and close-ups, framing, camera-movement and angles. I first looked at the technical challenge and quickly decided that hand-held was my only real option.  I have a basic steady-cam frame and I looked at mounting my Tascam Digital … More Project Film – Single-shot-drama

Editing assignment 5

I began editing my short-film for assignment 5 straight-away as I shot the scenes and worked on them constantly improving them as I progressed through the project adding fresh ideas and making small improvements as my experience grew. Compound Clips One of the first techniques that I utilised that I had learned from my Final-Cut-Pro, … More Editing assignment 5

Freeze frame

In my last project I used a number of still images to suggest that a meeting in a park is being watched by a third unseen character.  My original idea had been to show the scene of the meeting in the park followed by a repeat performance as a collection of still images.  However, when … More Freeze frame