Tag Archive: City Academy Photography Course

shutter speed with London Busses

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A couple of weeks ago my Level One City Academy students asked if I could post something on shutter speed. The example I use in the lessons is one of a toy windmill… Continue reading

2nd anniversary at City Academy

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According to LinkedIn I’ve been teaching photography to City Academy Students for two years now. I’ve loved every minute. To commemorate it I thought I’d post some of the shots I’ve taken to… Continue reading

ISO on #WordyMonday

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One of my students at a recent City Academy photography workshop asked me what ISO was so I thought I’d talk about it here for #WordyMonday. To accompany it I’ve chosen this recent… Continue reading

Dance image representing fire for #WordyMonday #dance #photography #dancers

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Eleanor Marriott suggested the word fire some time ago and last week’s performance of Fire by the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan at Sadler’s Wells last week seems just right. I’ve also… Continue reading

Photo interpretation of Intrinsic for #WordyMonday

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Learning how to choose between panning, motion blur and frozen motion are great ways to develop photographic skills. That’s why I take City Academy photography students there, it’s an important part of the… Continue reading

Rebirth: Another #WordyMonday dance photography interpretation

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This beautifully fluorescent butterfly was part of the original LCP production of Rights at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre. It had been produced with the assistance of a BBC Arts Grant, gained through… Continue reading

Giving Value to Beginners’ Photography Courses

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I love teaching photography to beginners and improvers. I love it when, during the course, I get a glimpse of their potential before they do. I love setting them up with strong foundations… Continue reading