Art of Photography

Rob Townsend

Let’s Get Started

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Yesterday I got properly started on the OCA ‘Art of Photography’ course; my course materials turned up and I had a really good introductory chat with my tutor. I ordered a few of the recommended books:

  • The Photograph as Contemporary Art by Charlotte Cotton
  • Photography: A Critical Introduction by Liz Wells
  • On Photography by Susan Sontag

And I was pleased to see that I got as part of the course materials a copy of:

  • The Photograph: A Visual and Cultural History by Graham Clarke

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In the run-up to getting the box of OCA goodies, I’d already started reading lots of the online ‘getting started’ content – the OCA is very good at that kind of thing, I have to say. And I finished the day by looking up a few other students who’ve started the course at about the same time as me, and taking a sneaky look at their blogs.

So it’s feeling very real now! It’s very exciting (if slightly daunting). Wish me luck…

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One thought on “Let’s Get Started

  1. Good luck with TAoP Rob! and thanks for stopping by at my learning blog and blip

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