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    So iv never done photography before at GCSE so i wanted to know whats it like. the college said that i can do it from looking at my grades and stuff. But im still deciding if i really wanna do it.
    Is it hard ? im good at english and stuff so i wont have a problem with written based stuff. But from your experience how would you say i would get along with it? any advise and tips? Wll i be stressed with the amount of work i have to do because im taking textiles too
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    (Original post by xayay)
    So iv never done photography before at GCSE so i wanted to know whats it like. the college said that i can do it from looking at my grades and stuff. But im still deciding if i really wanna do it.
    Is it hard ? im good at english and stuff so i wont have a problem with written based stuff. But from your experience how would you say i would get along with it? any advise and tips?
    Thankss
    Hi!I was in a similar position to you last year as I was quite interested in photography. It's actually my part time job to photograph celebrities at red carpet events and small parties so I ultimately decided it wouldn't be the best decision to study it with what the subject entails. If you have done Art at GCSE and found it to be bearable then photography A level should be fine for you. It generally helps having done Art as most of the same creative and illustrative principles apply but if not don't worry you can try it out to see how you find it. If you don't like it you can always switch early to something which you would find to be a better fit. Its a mixture of writing, photography and illustrations in which a lot of own work in spare time is expected far beyond that seen at GCSE level. Hope that helped
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    (Original post by Tej98)
    Hi!I was in a similar position to you last year as I was quite interested in photography. It's actually my part time job to photograph celebrities at red carpet events and small parties so I ultimately decided it wouldn't be the best decision to study it with what the subject entails. If you have done Art at GCSE and found it to be bearable then photography A level should be fine for you. It generally helps having done Art as most of the same creative and illustrative principles apply but if not don't worry you can try it out to see how you find it. If you don't like it you can always switch early to something which you would find to be a better fit. Its a mixture of writing, photography and illustrations in which a lot of own work in spare time is expected far beyond that seen at GCSE level. Hope that helped
    I did gcse textiles which is probably why they let me on the course. Im doing textiles s a levels too so will i be completely stressed out or not ??
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    I did gcse textiles which is probably why they let me on the course. Im doing textiles s a levels too so will i be completely stressed out or not ??
    If you've done textiles then that should be fine I would have thought. Same sort of project work and dedication required but like I said you may be stressed out if you are choosing four subjects as the workload to be completed at home is expected to be produced over long hours to a high degree.
 
 
 
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