Basics Creative Photography 03: Research Methods is a lively exploration of how to undertake research. It brings together a wide range of different approaches and invites learners to consider innovative approaches to the way they work.Through reflection and evaluation we look at how all aspects of research can contribute to the realization of a dynamic body of work that brings a whole new dimension to an image. Informed research lies at the heart of engaging photography. Without understanding how to do research and why it is valuable, a budding photographer is unlikely to grasp the full potential for the medium. This title presents students of photography with a range of tools and ideas to assist them in engaging with the research process and how to start to work as a reflective practitioner. At a time when the world is saturated with photographs, it is vital that an up-and-coming photographer understands what lies behind the surface of the making of a photographic project or body of work.