Monthly Archives: October 2010

Day Conference, Exhibition and Opportunities

A day of organising the day conference and exhibition scheduled for September 2011. I also spoke with Cathy Tyers and have developed some ideas for photographing the dendrochronology process. I’ll hopefully have the opportunity to go out on site and … Continue reading

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Residency Extension

We’ve quite quickly realised that to make the most of the residency it will be better if I am at the Department for a whole year until September 2011. This will enable me to take in a couple of summer … Continue reading

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Moors, Soils and Profiles

    I spent part of today on Big Moor, Derbyshire with two groups of masters students – MA Landscape Archaeology and MSc Environmental Archaeology. Walls of soil were cleaned to expose layers of eroded earth, narrow columns of peat … Continue reading

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Space, Labs and Place

I’ve spent most of today looking around the departmental buildings to get an idea of what sorts of things people are doing in different labs and what sort of tools people use. Mike Charles gave me a tour of some … Continue reading

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Record Photography Feedback

I spent part of this afternoon with Bob Johnston’s MA Landscape students. We asked the field survey groups from last week to display examples of their record photographs taken at Longshaw. We asked them to choose a good example and … Continue reading

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Settling In

I’ve spent today settling in and talking to a few people about what they do to develop an idea of potential photography I might do with them. Thank you to Kathryn, Chris, Rocky and Shane for your support with the … Continue reading

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Record Photography

I spent the afternoon with the MA in Landscape Archaeology. Bob Johnston was setting the MA students the task of recording a landscape with a written description, a sketch drawing and a photographic record. I was there to discuss archaeological … Continue reading

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