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How to get an A in A Level Photography help

I got 2 marks off an A in my personal investigation,
worth 60% of my final grade. The next section is worth 40% that i’m currently producing. I have all the shoots done, but I don’t know how i can push myself to get even better on this piece of coursework to try make sure that I can secure an A.

Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks in advance!
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Original post by greentiger
I got 2 marks off an A in my personal investigation,
worth 60% of my final grade. The next section is worth 40% that i’m currently producing. I have all the shoots done, but I don’t know how i can push myself to get even better on this piece of coursework to try make sure that I can secure an A.
Does anyone have any advice?
Thanks in advance!

Hey ! I did photography A level and got A*. I think the main thing which I did was to make sure I had an interesting concept to begin my project with, something which really excites you. Also I would recommend experimenting with a photographic technique such as motion blur, or maybe using different lens or editing techniques to push your work further and achieve higher marks for experimentation. I did this in my final project and it showed more technical skill which the examiners are interested in. Make sure to include work that has gone wrong and do lots of annotations on what you could do next time instead. The examiners want to see how you over came mistakes as well. Alsooo, maybe try presenting your photographs in interesting ways that are unconventional? Eg printing onto fabric, creating a handmade book, incorporating text, projecting your pictures onto different surfaces? Hope that’s helpful 🙂
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Original post by Ameliashaw
Hey ! I did photography A level and got A*. I think the main thing which I did was to make sure I had an interesting concept to begin my project with, something which really excites you. Also I would recommend experimenting with a photographic technique such as motion blur, or maybe using different lens or editing techniques to push your work further and achieve higher marks for experimentation. I did this in my final project and it showed more technical skill which the examiners are interested in. Make sure to include work that has gone wrong and do lots of annotations on what you could do next time instead. The examiners want to see how you over came mistakes as well. Alsooo, maybe try presenting your photographs in interesting ways that are unconventional? Eg printing onto fabric, creating a handmade book, incorporating text, projecting your pictures onto different surfaces? Hope that’s helpful 🙂

Thank you so much for this! I’ve done all my imagery and it’s all been on my camera and im not sure what to do to incorporate more techniques as she said not to worry about more now as we have a week until it’s due before the making the final product element. I’m worried as all i’ve done is use photoshop on my imagery that it won’t be very experimental as for my PI i included a lot more experimentation and techniques.

I’ve done Clusters as my exam choice and incorporated lots of nature floral and environmental shoots. Will this matter or is there anything I can do before it’s due to increase experimentation?
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