Rodrick Bond

Essential Skills

  • An understanding of the history and development of the various genres of studio photography.
  • An awareness of how photography changed our everyday life and how attitudes changed styles of photography.
  • Producing research information related to the various genres of studio photography.
  • Documenting the progress and development of your ideas.


The limitations of the photographic medium determined the first photographs were of still life subjects. Within a short period portraits of people capable of keeping still during the long exposures required were possible. As photographic technology advanced ...

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