For my three final photos, I would be submitting, I wanted each image to fit the different ideas I had to represent Becca’s identity. Above is my first image—I took the image while Becca was fixing her scarf between shots. As I mentioned in the previous blog, Becca brought a few scarfs in her travels.… Read More Three Times the Charm
Since Becca and I were leaving after classes ended for the break, we didn’t have much time. In class, we learned how to use the studio’s the university had to offer. We learned how to wheeled down the backgrounds and move around the different lights with either barn doors or softboxes to get the lighting… Read More Lights, Camera…
For my final assignment for Photography Practices, I teamed up with a friend, Becca, who is also taking the same class and is a international student. The assignment “Who are you?” is a project focused on identity using portraits. To find some artist inspiration I looked into a few artists. One photographer whose work I… Read More Who are you?
I really enjoyed my first project for Photography Practices. I learned a skill I’ve always hoped to learn. I’ve take photography classes before and learned a whole bunch of terms like shutter speed, ISO, Aperture, etc. but I didn’t fully understood what those tools could do for me. Now that I’ve learned how to use a… Read More After Some Reflection…
To look for some artist inspiration, I decided to look through the textbook ‘Magnum Contact Sheets’ edited by Kristen Lubben. In the book, first I saw some photos from George Rodger from 1940 in Coventry, England. His photos were called ‘The Blitz’; the Blitz contact sheet covered a key moment in the bombing of Britain… Read More Artist Inspiration
Although I only needed one more film for this project, I decided to take some more photos since I would be traveling. I ended up using four more films; one in Barcelona, another in Rome, Florence and Venice. However after developing the photos, I learned that my negatives for Rome didn’t show on the neg… Read More Almost The End
For my second film, I took a camera along with me during an overnight weekend trip to Dublin, Ireland. Putting the film into the camera without any help was very nerve recking and I wasn’t sure if I did it correctly. I enjoyed taking photos once again and took my time. After developing the film,… Read More New Found Love