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Photography: Editorial and Advertising

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Photograph by Morgan Harlow of Ellie Simmons Olympic Gold medalist at the Olympic Aquatic Centre, London.

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Jennifer Woolnough-Rai and Jade LA Fisher Finalist in the AOP Student Awards. Trudie Ballantyne Couse Leader of Editorial & Advertising Photography is Runner Up in the AOP Lecturer of The Year Award. The Editorial & Advertising Photography is Runner Up in Course of The Year category.

In the flurry of activity that marked the end of the final module of our third year, it was announced that the AOP Student Awards for 2022 was open for entries…so myself and several others thought, why not…

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First year, Paulina Kotarska shoots a series of portraits and still life for the Personal Portfolio.

The diversity of women has inspired me, so my idea was to produce portraits and combine them with still-life images.  My work is b&w, which allows viewers to focus even more on a message. My main intention has…

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First Year Molly Harmson shoots the series, ‘People by the Sea’ for the Personal Portfolio Module

For our last module brief of the year, we were asked to look at what style of photography we may consider as our specialization, and we were set the task of creating a body of images that showed…

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Sports Photographer and recent graduate of the Editorial and Advertising Photography degree Morgan Harlow, discusses the recent Specialist Sports Portfolio Award success.

For the 2021 Sports Journalism Awards I decided to not only enter the Young Sports Photographer of the Year category (up to age 25) but also the Specialist Sports Portfolio Award – with each category having different portfolio…

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First year Paulina Kotarska shoots work for the Introduction to Editorial and Advertising module

Portrait Brief – “Don’t give up on your dreams”. I created 2 images of my daughter for Sunday Times magazine. She’s a little ninja athlete and my motivation to become a strong and healthy mom. In the same…

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2nd Year Kim Dung Duong Thi shoots work for the Editorial Photography with Moving Image module

I remember last year I enjoyed taking a photo of the farmer with his farm for my portrait brief a lot. Since then, I have really fallen in love with environmental portraits. Perhaps the background make me understand…

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Olivia Hanham shoots work for the Introduction to Editorial and Advertising Photography Module.

Portrait brief – i-D Magazine For this brief I photographed my boss, Phil, who is a big inspiration to me. As well as running a busy coffee shop, he DJs all over the country in his spare time…

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First year Jess Nock shoots work for the Introduction to Editorial and Advertising Photography module

Perfume brief WE LOVE A HAIR FLIP. For this brief I wanted to incorporate bright gel lighting to reflect the neon colours that had come into fashion during the 80’s and since big hair was all the rage,…

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A moving image collaboration between Jimmy Fletcher and Alex McDowell

Draft #3 – An abstract response to the landscape Moving image brief For the moving image piece, both Alex and I were inspired by the work of “Al Brydon’s Pantha Puncha”, Matthew Murray’s short film “Arenig” and his…

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Alex McDowell shoots work for the Editorial with Moving Image module

Alex McDowell “Social Construct: an idea that has been created and accepted by the people in a society.” “Working multiple, dreary, and soul-destroying retail jobs – through these hours, of what felt like, wasted time: I met people…

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