//widgets.flickr.com/embedr/embedr.js Marrakech Souk from 2010.Read More One from the archives
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 […]Read More Brief Reflections
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 […]Read More Last days in Marrakech
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 […]Read More Day 7 – Sensory Overload
This proven to be one of the most testing days that I have ever had whilst travelling. We started with a morning free of lessons, most people decided to do a bit of shopping. Juliette was propositioned by quite a few men in the street. The bluntness of their Approaches was quite unsettling for her […]Read More Day 6 – Fighting in the streets
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 […]Read More Day 5 – Lessons in lighting.
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 […]Read More Day 4 – The Book Cover
After a breakfast of croissants & pancakes, we settled down for the mornings lesson. First call of order was a discussion about the different types of lenses and their uses. We performed an exercise of shooting passport style shots with three different types lenses. The purpose was to show that different lenses are suited to […]Read More Day 3 – The first assignment & meeting the locals