Student Favorites from the Who Are you Assignment.
Take a moment or two and explore some of the photographers on this list. The list is varied and interesting. I was inspired by the variety and quality of photographers you shared with me. Keep exploring!
Steve McCurry x3
Todd Hido (One of My Favorites)
Stephen Wilkes (One of My Favorites)
Mallory Walsh x2
Mary Kay (Maria Kaimaki)
Benjamin Von Wong X2
L J HOLLOWAY
Andreas Gursky x2 (One of My Favorites)
Something to explore in Photoshop now that you know what it is.
Give this a try.
If you download some free LUTs you can save them. The LUTs will pop up in the drop down menu rather than loading them from your desktop.
applications/photoshop CC 2015/Presets/3DLUTs on a Mac
c:Program Files\adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2015\Presets\3DLUTs on a PC
I just bought the Everyday Sling. I will report back with my thoughts after some use.
5 more photography books you should have in your library.
• Walker Evans: American Photographs: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition
• Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places: The Complete Works
• Todd Hido: Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, A Chronological Album
• Robert Adams: The New West
• Magnum Contact Sheets
WPPI Scavenger hunt of not BORING expo photos.
1) Make an image of the convention center.
2) Photograph a crowd. Remember not a boring crowd shot.
3) Photograph a crowd and within the image let us know where you are. An expo booth, a demonstration, listening to a lecture, Canon, Nikon, Epson, etc.
4) Photograph a dissected camera or lens.
5) Photograph a famous photographer. Get their name. When emailing me the images include the photographers name. you only get credit if you know their name.
6) Photograph your favorite booth and when emailing me the images tell me why it was your favorite booth.
7) Photograph a model.
8) Photograph the most interesting person you see. When emailing me the images tell my why you thought they were interesting.
9) Photograph someone with a BIG camera.
10) Make a WOW photo. Photograph something that is way cool. Use a cool technique in post processing of your photo. When I look at the photo I want to say wow.
• Email me your 10 images.
Email to email@example.com
• 10 points extra credit.
A few of my classes have been working on diptychs this week. Thought I would share 2 videos about putting together a diptych. Get out and make one, or 10.
Images used in the first video were photographed by CSN student Jacob Lucero.
5 photography books you should have in your library.
• Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art Paperback – September 1, 1976
• Robert Adams: Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values
• William Eggleston's Guide
• The Americans by Robert Frank, Link
• Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph: Fortieth-Anniversary Edition 40th ed. Edition
These are some of my go to books, and have been for many years. I find inspiration and more when I open the pages to these books. I'm sure you will as well.
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