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MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
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Hello everyone, I am new to the forum so I do hope I am posting correctly. I am applying for the MA at De Montfort University and would love to hear from anyone else who may have also applied to…Continue

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Lisa Martin replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi Michael, Oh fantastic, thanks for letting me know. I will look out for it. Lisa "
Jul 8, 2014
Lisa Martin replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi Ela,  That sounds great, I remember on my degree we didn't get any support with referencing at all.  I am hoping to do it full-time but it will depend on a few things really. I live in Oxford so I am not sure if the commute is…"
Jul 8, 2014
Ela Farrell replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi Lisa Yes it's Chicago Style but don't worry too much as we usually have a day devoted to it anyway and once you are on the course you will have access to the physical manuals and the on line on. It is a very useful style for this…"
Jul 8, 2014
Lisa Martin replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Oh I am so excited about it :-) Yes that's why I want to start reading up on things now, I am making myself a list of books and articles to read and I will get through as many as I can before the course starts.  Ha ha :-) it's funny…"
Jul 7, 2014
Ela Farrell replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"You will also not be able to get away with the spelling/grammar mistakes in my previous post either, in my defence it is my iPad not me :)"
Jul 7, 2014
Ela Farrell replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Yes I thnk they do and in my experience this course is much more academically rigorous than many of the other Masters courses. This is certainly not a course where you will pass by just turning up and writing you name correctly. I have never worked…"
Jul 7, 2014
Lisa Martin replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Oh fantastic, I will order it now.  It really just sounds great - sort of sounds like it is somewhere in-between a taught and a research masters which is the best of both worlds really. Most other taught masters programs I looked at were very…"
Jul 7, 2014
Ela Farrell replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi Lisa Yes that is the right one. Elizabeth is our professor. Another book I would highly recommend is Steve Edwards A short history of photography. That will give you a good overview. In answer to your other question yes and no. Photo history as…"
Jul 7, 2014
Lisa Martin replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi Ela, Thanks for your reply.  The book that I am finding when I search for Camera as Historian is this: The Camera as Historian: Amateur Photographers and Historical Imagination, 1885–1918 - is that the right one?  Can…"
Jul 7, 2014
Ela Farrell replied to Lisa Martin's discussion MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort
"Hi I'm about to embark on the second year of this MA. The course covers a wide range of topics but has an emphasis on photographic history rather than the history of photography. In other words it's less about the practical history of…"
Jul 6, 2014
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MA Photographic History and Practice at De Montfort

Hello everyone, I am new to the forum so I do hope I am posting correctly. I am applying for the MA at De Montfort University and would love to hear from anyone else who may have also applied to start this year. I would also love to hear from anyone who has previously done this course; let me know what your experience was like and if you have any advice/information for someone starting this year. Any advice on articles to read or books to buy would also be fantastic. I look forward to hearing…See More
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