Concepts and Approaches – Essay Notes
For this part of the module, I have to write a 3000 word essay. This can be about anything what we want, but the lectures that Daniel gives us, should guide us in a direction on a starting idea. To begin my research of the essay, I’ve written some notes which will help me come up with an introduction, and my essay will come along easier.
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Make a title to begin with, then break it down – this should be the starting point of the essay (introduction).
Engage yourself in a single image.
Memory of Fire – Images of War and War of Images
Begin to start reading books that interest you. Make notes. From this then make a title for the essay. Pick out different themes from the title. Define each word. Each can be chapter.
- Fashion photography and Gender.
- black and white photography
- representation of the female body
- gender roles
- self image
- blurred meaning
- out of society
- shift of perspective
- no escape of thinking about images
- post internet art
- photo journalism
- Documentary photography
- Photographer controls the story – edited, distorted, quotes, context.
- Truth in photography
What has happened in the past?
Is it ethically right/correct
Don’t be too broad
Title: Main word/phrase first then unpicking it into paragraphs
Book to look into: Practical English Usage by Michael Swan (130 common mistakes)
INTRODUCTION – (500 words)
- Overview of the essay
- Area of concentration
- Train of thinking
- General understanding
- Write objectively – 3rd
- Don’t refer to ‘I’
- Conclude each section
- General statement
When referencing – title of the book in italics, then the year of publication in brackets
First Image (fig.1)
Second Image (fig. 2)
Put all images at the end of the essay separately