Research Point: The Decisive Moment

Brief Watch the Henri Cartier-Bresson documentary ‘L’amour de court’ (‘Just plain love’, 2001) available on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/106009378. Write up your research on the decisive moment in your learning log taking care to give a proper account of the three differing views offered above, and any further research you’ve undertaken independently. What do you feel personally … Continue reading Research Point: The Decisive Moment

Exercise 3.2: Trace

Brief Start by doing your own research into some of the artists discussed in the coursework. Then, using slow shutter speeds, the multiple exposure function, or another technique inspired by the examples above, try to record the trace of movement within the frame. You can be as experimental as you like. Add a selection of … Continue reading Exercise 3.2: Trace

Researching passage of time through movement blur: Various Artists

In the earlier part of the coursework, we explored slicing and freezing a moment in time. The next part of the coursework deals with the exploration of movement blur within an image. This is an area that I haven’t explored much and therefore I am quite keen and interested to experiment. I am also quite … Continue reading Researching passage of time through movement blur: Various Artists

Research take-aways – A.M. Worthington, Harold Edgerton

Arthur Mason Worthington Worthington was a British physicist and educator, renowned for his work on fluid mechanics, especially the physics of drops and splashes for observing and documenting of which he pioneered ways and techniques of high speed photography. Intrigued by the shapes and formations of accidental ink drops that had previously been reported by a schoolboy at Rugby … Continue reading Research take-aways – A.M. Worthington, Harold Edgerton