Category Archives: Reality and intervention

Still on ethics

I’ve come back to the Halstead article referred to in the last post because I was interested in Halstead’s view on the whole issue of ethics.  The starting point was the decision taken by North Caroline Press Photographers’ Association to revoke … Continue reading

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The ethics of dodging and burning

I have found some of the old articles from  ‘Digital Journalist’ websites quite interesting and thought-provoking, particularly where the practice of manually enhancing photographs is discussed. One such article is where Kenny F Irby,  Irby.K. 2003. ‘A Photojournalist Confession’ http://digitaljournalist.org/issue0309/kirby.html %5Baccessed August 2013],  discusses the ethical issues of … Continue reading

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More about ethics

In response to my tutor’s comments about my learning log for assignment 4, I have gone back to some of the suggested reading about the ethics of digitally manipulating images.  The first thing to say is that most of these … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 revisited

I was really pleased with the constructive feedback my tutor gave on this assignment, particularly as I was worried that I had not been creative enough with all the manipulative stuff.  Although he said that it was exactly the sort … Continue reading

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Assignment 4 submitted

As discussed in a previous post, assignment 4, ‘Real or Fake’ requires us to produce a photographic illustration for an imaginary book cover and finally it has been submitted.  I’m not sure how it will be received because I’m not … Continue reading

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Final attempt at adding and subtracting

I decided to have one last go at removing something or someone from an image and also at replacing the sky. With the image I had worked on previously with my 3 sisters and using my step by step Elements guide, … Continue reading

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Adding and subtracting

I’ve decided to have one last go at the last two exercises in  this unit before I finalize my assignment. I certainly wouldn’t be fooled by the results but I’m going to record them here anyway. To start with, changing … Continue reading

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