I tell my children and students; work hard, do your best, treat others the way you want to be treated, have compassion, find joy in life and always do the right thing.
“NASA’s Earth Observatory tracked down images resembling each letter of the English alphabet using only satellite imagery and astronaut photography.”
Now make your own!
“Peter Beard’s 50th anniversary edition of The End of the Game reveals an unforgettable and unchanging portrait of Africa’s wildlife crisis.”
I am so excited to see this film about the life and work of Sebastião Salgado.
Advise from Sebastião Salgado for young photographers. “If you’re young and have the time, go and study. Study anthropology, sociology, economy, geopolitics. Study so that you’re actually able to understand what you’re photographing. What you can photograph and what you should photograph.”
Motivational Exercise: “Do Now” – Thursday, 2/11/15
- Read the essay and describe the image below from lensblog, in three individual sentences using photographic compositional terms. Explain your ideas clearly.
- 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?
- 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.
Happy October everyone! This is a great month to take pictures of the changing seasons so get out your cameras and shoot!