OCA preloader logo
Michelle Charles, Author at The Open College of the Arts - Page 2 of 2
To find out more details about the transfer to The Open University see A New Chapter for OCA.
Explore #WeAreOCA
Skip Navigation
Browsing Category:

Michelle Charles


Why poetry might help your photography thumb

Why poetry might help your photography

I was interviewing photographer Stuart Freedman recently (see Featured Photographers) and when we came to the bit about how he got started, he stressed that much of his learning came “through looking at other photographers’ work and trying to find my own style. I used to go to bed every night with a couple of […]

Read More
Michael Freeman talks to Simon Barber thumb

Michael Freeman talks to Simon Barber

Simon Barber, one of our photography tutors at the OCA, has a special commitment to collaborative photography, and for me personally provides a fascinating contrast to the more self-absorbed method of photography that I grew up with. Indeed, Simon’s photographic career began after a very sharp change of direction from a science education — a […]

Read More
Jesse Alexander thumb

Jesse Alexander

This interview also appears on The Freeman View. Jesse Alexander has been working professionally with photography since 2004, after graduating from the Surrey Institute of Art & Design in Farnham (now know as the University for the Creative Arts). As well as a photographic practice, Jesse has written for several magazines, including Source and HotShoe […]

Read More
Michael Freeman interviews Dewald Botha thumb

Michael Freeman interviews Dewald Botha

This interview also appears on The Freeman View. We’re making something of a break here in these interviews, because this month’s featured photographer is an OCA student at the beginning of the course, having just completed the first level – The Art of Photography and People and Place. We were all impressed with his photography. […]

Read More
Michael Freeman talks to Jose Navarro thumb

Michael Freeman talks to Jose Navarro

José Navarro is a documentary photographer in the humanist tradition, with an MA in the subject from the University of Wales, and OCA tutor. He works particularly on the relationships between people and their natural surroundings, and even more specifically in remote and inhospitable environments, such as Eqypt’s Western Desert, India’s Thar Desert, the Andean […]

Read More