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3rd year, Charlotte Turton photographs a series of intriguing self-portraits in lockdown for her Major Photographic Project

Charlotte tells us about the concepts behind her colourful work and her love of set design: “My aim was to document daily activities in lockdown, swapping one element for a piece of food in order to create something…

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1st year, Luke Squelch photographs a series of food and drink inspired still life images for the Personal Portfolio.

At the start of the module, my plan was to explore set design through the different eras. However, due to the current circumstances this was out of my reach because of the unavailability of building materials. After a think, I had…

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1st year, Cenza Jacquest, photographs an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspired series titled ‘Alice in Isolation’ for the Personal Portfolio module

For the personal portfolio module, I chose to experiment with a new area of specialisationand explore fashion photography.  Despite the restrictions of the current situation, I knew I wanted to stay true to my style and form a narrative…

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During lockdown, Zoe Simmons photographs a series of Cosmetics and Beauty still lifes’ ‘The Inner Contents.’

For the Personal Portfolio, I wanted to create a body of work within my area of specialisation which is Cosmetics and Beauty. I have always had a huge passion for cosmetics and how creative you can be with…

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1st year, Max Waby documents a very personal series, ‘The Waby House’ during lockdown for the Personal Portfolio.

This is a documentary of my family home whilst in lockdown. I wanted it to be as natural as possible, so I decided to use my iPhone 7 to take and edit these images. My biggest inspiration for this piece is…

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1st year, Brandon Scrimshaw photographs a series of still life trainers, together with a target audience image for the Personal Portfolio module.

For my personal portfolio I’ve been looking into the different areas within my specialisation – Fashion Photography. This series consists of 10 images designed to be used as double-page spread advertisements within fashion magazines.  Each pair of images…

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For the Personal Portfolio module, 1st year Marie Cecil photographs a series still lifes’ inspired by nature.

‘CLOSER TO NATURE’  At the beginning of the personal portfolio module I wanted to explore landscape photography but due to the current restrictions I was confined to just my garden.  Through research I came across photographers such as…

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Photographed for the Personal Portfolio module, 1st year Jennifer Woolnough-Rai, creatively styled portrait series ‘Diary of a Dandy; delusions of grandeur’.

This is the story of a Dandy. A project that was shot, edited and produced for the Personal Portfolio module whilst in lockdown. I used only natural light for the entire project. The shoots themselves could only be…

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Inspired by the current global situation, 1st Year, Jeanne Tizon shoots a beautiful, creative series of fashion still life work titled ‘Wear it the Pandemic Way.’

For the Personal Portfolio, I wanted to start exploring within my area of specialisation, Fashion and Still Life Photography. Being restricted to my home environment for this module, I couldn’t work with models, so I decided to focus…

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Clive Crook, founding Art Director of ELLE Magazine UK, talks to us about portfolio development and what he looks for in new talent

“Push, you’ve got to push, there’s no point being a retiring wallflower in the corner” – Clive Crook Clive Crook has commissioned work for some of the biggest publications in the world – ELLE Magazine (UK, Germany, China),…

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