Brief Reflections

I’ve now been back for a day and I’ve not yet had time to stop and contemplate what the last 10 days have meant to me. I do know that I’m missing the camaraderie; breakfast seemed very quiet this morning without 12 other people chatting and looking forward to the day ahead. Like many of […]

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Last days in Marrakech

So I’m currently flying at around 35,000 feet on my way back home from Marrakech and typing on my iPhone. The last two days have been a bit of a blur. Marrakech is a city unlike any that I visited before. As a group we went for another brief walk through the souk to allow […]

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Day 7 – Sensory Overload

I’m really not quite sure how I’m feeling at the moment. Stunned could be accurate, overwhelmed also accurate. Excited, shocked, incredulous, scared, nervous and intrigued also fit the bill. I’m mentally and physically drained right now. It has been a long hard week of theory lessons, practice assignments, walking around an increasing strange and at […]

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Day 5 – Lessons in lighting.

I woke this morning feeling very dehydrated. It is amazing just how much having a two beers with a meal instead of just the one can dehydrate you. A litre of water and one breakfast later and I was beginning to feel human again. We then sat down to review the book covers that we […]

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Day 4 – The Book Cover

Lessons this morning consisted of critiquing our shots from the previous days exercise. The shots were quite varied broaching quite an array of subject. My shots were not savaged quite as much as I expected. I submitted three shots. One of some carved animals in a shop window. A man passing through one of the […]

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