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Week 5 – Still life…

For our activity this week we setup a light box and learned how to take photos of nicknacks. A good skill to know how to do if you are an Ebay seller or an artist that wants to have photos of their … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Motion and Travel…

“I’m always photographing everything mentally as practice.” Minor White We talked about how to read the flashing highlights (blinkies) and the histogram in your camera’s view screen for each photograph you take. Learning to read the histogram for each photograph you … Continue reading

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Week 3 class recap – Lighting and Portraits

“Improving in the arts, whether music, poetry, or pottery, requires passion, which fuels practice.” Chris Orwig from his book People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs Week 3  is all about lighting and portraits and how to get one … Continue reading

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Week 2 class recap – Composition…

In the end, though, having even the best equipment will not make you a good bird photographer any more than having a good set of paintbrushes would make you a good artist! Mike Atkinson (Page number references from our textbook, … Continue reading

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Welcome and week 1 class recap – Getting Started…

“I’m always mentally photographing everything as practice.” Minor White Welcome to the class blog! This is the place where you can find information on each weeks’ class as well as information on the topics that we discuss as well as additional links … Continue reading

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