I gave a copy of this picture to my mom for Christmas. I was very proud of it because we usually get pictures like this taken by a family friend who is a professional photographer. This year, however, I got to take the Christmas pictures, which I loved. I wish I could have used some more of the artistic techniques we learned about though.
At my dad’s house, each year around Christmas, we always hang these ornaments on this Chandelier. I have always admired them hanging there and thought they would be a great picture. I love the way they catch the light so they look like multi-colored halos from below. This could also count as Dramatic Lighting if I had taken it looking up from the floor below.
Great Depth of Field — Carter Mountain Assignment
Sitting in the parking lot at my dad’s office one Friday evening with my sister waiting for him to finish some paperwork I was listening to music and watching the sun set. Glancing up I saw this view out my window and jumped out to take a couple of pictures. Since this was my favorite shot, I decided to post it to my Portfolio. If I were to title it, it would be Sunset in the City.
Carter Mountain Trip — Story 5
Walking through the apple orchard, near the Granny Smiths I believe I noticed how the sun was shining through the apple trees on to this rock. The second I saw it I fell tin love with it and took a picture. The only changes I made was to amp up the shadows by upping the exposure and burning the shadows in a bit.
A senior at my high school was in my photography class one day and I needed to get a close-up of some one. I think this could be one of my best profile shots.
I love my grandpa, and even though he’s now 94 he’s still going strong. This photo is my favorite from my Dramatic Lighting assignment, therefor I chose to include it in my prtfolio. Slightly underexposed, I shot this sitting across the room from him with the light casting the perfect shadows on his face. I then edited it breifly on Photoshop, cropping out distractions and making it black and white. Slightly dodged & burned.
I Love You Grandpa Boots!
An Old Barn on the Outskirts of Albemarle County, Virginia
Roll 6: Lines
It started off as just another assignment for my photography class, but it quickly became much more than that. One late summer afternoon my family and I went to a party on an old farm. As we were driving down the gravel road to the party, I spotted an old barn on top of a hill. From the second I saw it I knew I wanted to take a picture of it.