Child Brides Learn To Take Portraits Of Each Other — And Gain Insights Into Their Lives : NPR

Child Brides Learn To Take Portraits Of Each Other — And Gain Insights Into Their Lives : NPR

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

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Students empowering each other!

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29 Instagram Hacks From People Who Take Really Good Photos

29 Instagram Hacks From People Who Take Really Good Photos

“If you want to step up your Instagram game, take better photos and curate an enviable feed, who better to ask for advice than professional photographers acing the game? Which is why we’ve reached out to 29 Insta kings and queens and asked for foolproof tips and tricks. Their priceless advice is below.”

Missy Elliott’s Return Is Everything We Crave

Missy Elliott’s Return Is Everything We Crave 

The Art of Missy Elliot

Motivation, 3/3/15, Winners of Pictures of the Year International

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Tuesday, 3/3/15

Winners of Pictures of the Year International

  1. Read the essay and describe the image(s) below from NYT PhotoBlog, in three (3) individual sentences (each) using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply“.

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Things to Think About…

  • What do you see? Describe the visual clues, what is going on in the image(s).
  • How does the image(s) make you feel? Describe what you see in visual terms.
  • What visual threads tie the images together?
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.

Motivation, 3/2/15, Winners of Pictures of the Year International

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Monday, 3/2/15

Winners of Pictures of the Year International

  1. Read the essay and describe the image below from NYT PhotoBlog, in three (3) individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply“.

Screen Shot 2015-03-02 at 7.20.03 AMThings to Think About…

  • What do you see? Describe the visual clues, what is going on in the image(s).
  • How does the image(s) make you feel? Describe what you see in visual terms.
  • What visual threads tie the images together?
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.

Motivation, 2/11/15, From Smartphones to Museum Walls

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Thursday, 2/11/15

From Smartphones to Museum Walls

  1. Read the essay and describe the image below from lensblog, in three individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly.
  2. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply”.

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Take time to look at the image(s) and review the story for greater understanding of the artist(s) vision.  

  • What do you see? What are the visual clues?
  • How do the images make you feel?  
  • What visual threads tie the images together?  
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.

Motivation, 1/9/15, ASTONISHING SETS IN THE STREETS OF NYC

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Friday, 1/9/15

PHOTOGRAPHER BUILDS ASTONISHING SETS IN THE STREETS OF NYC USING DISCARDED ITEMS

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  1. Read the essay and describe the image(s) above from featureshoot.com, in three individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly.
  2. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply”.

Take time to look at the image(s) and review the story for greater understanding of the artist(s) vision.  

  • What do you see? What are the visual clues?
  • How do the images make you feel?  
  • What visual threads tie the images together?  
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.

Motivation, 12/18/14, Portraits of Museum Guardians in Russia

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Thursday, 12/18/14

Portraits of Museum Guardians in Russia

  1. Read the essay and describe the image below from featureshoot.com, in three individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly.
  2. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply”.

unnamedTake time to look at the image(s) and review the story for greater understanding of the artist(s) vision.  

  • What do you see? What are the visual clues?
  • How do the images make you feel?  
  • What visual threads tie the images together?  
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.

Motivation, 12/13/14, Janie’s Got A Gun

Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Saturday, 12/13/14

  1. Read the essay and describe the image below from the New York Times Photo Blog, in three individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly.
  2. Post your response directly into the blog under “Leave a Reply”.
  3. Aerosmith Youtube Video Link – Janie’s Got A Gun 

Screen Shot 2014-12-13 at 2.29.05 PMTake time to look at the image(s) and review the story for greater understanding of the artist(s) vision.  

  • What do you see? What are the visual clues?
  • How do the images make you feel?  
  • What visual threads tie the images together?  
Refer to the photographic compositional link above for ideas and accurate terms to describe the image(s), then choose three concepts to elaborate on, for example:
  • Speak about the camera angle / lens choice / background / the props and lighting.
  • Does the image follow the rule of thirds (please explain in detail)?
  • Describe the compositional elements of the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the compositional principles within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.