Human Presence Task 3 and Ideas

Your focus of photographic interest in task three is to make images of the people that populate your chosen location. Your approach may be that of a documentary practitioner or you may choose to develop your practical approach to portraiture. Whichever; your decisions, experiments and practical research should be detailed in throughout and supported by your sketchbook/diary/blog. 

Your images can be made in situ or away from the site (whichever you prefer), naturally/ artificially lit or a combination thereof. 

You should again apply the knowledge garnered throughout Level One, drawing on inspiration from the range of artists and practitioners so far covered as well as your own research and investigations. You should continue to develop your own practice within the module and communicate your unique vision of the world.  

I’ve already photographed the people that dominate my chosen locations in my last task but as a group not individually. There go, I’ve decided I’ll focus on certain individuals at a time, one or two, out of a large group. I can do this by playing around with lighting or just taking them aside. I plan to visit the same location (The Trough) and to take some portraits of a few individuals.

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