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Project 1: Exercise 2 ~ Photography, Artistic or Utilitarian?

For this exercise I had the choice to;

Flick through an old photo album – chose any photo’s that you consider to be ‘artistic’. Note what it is about these images that makes them appear more like artworks than others.

Or/and

Go out and take some shots in your local neighbourhood. Take some that are purely utilitarian – to show some one elsewhere what your city centre looks like. Then take some that are more ‘arty’. What did you do differently? Show these to a family member or friend and ask them to comment. See if they also identify the ‘arty’ ones you took or if they see things differently.

I chose to do both parts of the exercise – glad for an excuse to wonder round Coventry with a camera…
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