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Artistic tribute to soldiers
Artistic tribute to soldiers

Duration: 01:56

Artist Steve McQueen has produced an art work entitled 'Queen and Country'.

 
Explaining the story behind the photograph
Explaining the story behind the photograph

Duration: 2:02

Martin Parr explains images throughout his observation of life events.

 
Food for thought
Food for thought

Duration: 3:32

Tessa Traeger discusses using food to create photographic compositions.

 
Gisela Torres on basic photography
Gisela Torres on basic photography

Duration: 03:13

Top tips for basic photography from Gisela Torres.

 
How do you put images together to make meaning?
How do you put images together to make meaning?

Duration: 5:22

Photographer Martin Parr considers which pictures to select, sequence and the position in his exhibition.

 
Kwame Lestrade on photographing people
Kwame Lestrade on photographing people

Duration: 03:43

Photographer Kwame Lestrade's top tips for taking photographs of people.

 
Photographer Chris Nash
Photographer Chris Nash

Duration: 04:57

Photographer Chris Nash has an interest in dance and demonstrates how he creates his photographs using dancers for his subject matter. Dark room techniques are then used to create abstract photographs of the dancers.

 
Photography - aperture settings and depth of field
Photography - aperture settings and depth of field

Duration: 01:39

Photographer Kim Shalet describes what aperture settings do, what 'f' numbers mean and how they affect depth of field.

 
Photography - depth of field
Photography - depth of field

Duration: 01:25

Photographer Kim Shalet explains how depth of field controls how much of a photograph's subject matter is in focus. She shows the difference between a large and a small (shallow) depth of field and demonstrates how this is achieved.

 
Photography - pixel quality for printing and different types of cameras
Photography - pixel quality for printing and different types of cameras

Duration: 01:18

Kim Shalet compares two types of digital camera - an SLR (Single Lens Reflex) and a compact camera. She describes the features and advantages of each and states how many pixels are needed to print good quality images at A4 and A3.

 
Photography - shutter speed
Photography - shutter speed

Duration: 01:26

Photographer Kim Shalet explains how shutter speeds are measured in fractions of a second, and how slow and fast shutter speeds change the way a camera captures a subject.

 
Photography - using exposure settings
Photography - using exposure settings

Duration: 01:48

Photographer Kim Shalet shows how to use exposure settings to control the brightness of images on an SLR and a compact camera.

 
Photography - using manual focus and autofocus
Photography - using manual focus and autofocus

Duration: 01:18

Photographer Kim Shalet describes how to use autofocus and manual focus to shoot subjects in different ways. She selects autofocus to capture areas of interest sharply and manual focus to allow blurring for a more creative effect.

 
Photography exhibition on organ transplant theme
Photography exhibition on organ transplant theme

Duration: 02:17

Photographer Tim Wainwright and sound artist John Wynne spent a year at Harefield Hospital, recording the experiences of transplant patients.

 
Photography exhibition with anti-slavery theme
Photography exhibition with anti-slavery theme

Duration: 01:46

Two photographers from Hull have taken pictures of people who have been affected by modern day slavery in Africa.

 
Shoots on site
Shoots on site

Duration: 6:01

Martin Parr documents his visual journey through close-up images of food.

 

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