Manual 101

The Exposure Triangle is made out of three components: aperture, shutter speed, and iso. There three components can change how bright an image is. The aperture controls how big the iris of the lens is. The larger the f stop, the more there is in focus and the smaller the iris. This allows the iris of the lens to let… Read more →

Light Painting

Light painting is a photographic technique in which exposure is made by a moving hand-held light source (which could be a flashlight, light stick, or phone flashlight) while taking a long exposure photograph. This can either illuminate a subject or shine light directly at the camera during the long exposure period to create a light painting. By keeping the shutter open for long periods… Read more →

1 object/ 30 times

  In this assignment, we had to choose an object to take 30 photos of that followed the compositional guidelines. The purpose of this assignment was to challenge ourselves with the compositional guidelines and a single object. It was up to us to use the compositional guidelines and imagination to take at least 30 photos. This forced each of us… Read more →

Principles of Design

The elements of art, balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, and unity, are like the building blocks for art. They can help give art an identity, help us analyze other art, and help communicate feeling, emotion, or a story through our own art. The principles of the elements of art are very useful when learning how to discuss and critique photography… Read more →

Top 5 Interesting Details and Patterns in “A Thousand Pieces of You” That Makes You Want to Read More

Book: A Thousand Pieces of You Author: Claudia Gray Top 5 Interesting Details and Patterns in A Thousand Pieces of You That Makes You Want to Read More   The characters are just like us Throughout the novel, it is clear that the characters are hands down annoying in some situations and you can’t help but feel utterly irritated. Well, most… Read more →

Elements of Art

The elements of art are seven elements that viewers can use to determine if the photograph or piece of art is “good”. The seven elements of art are line, shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. These elements help the viewers analyze the piece in a different perspective than simply looking at the picture. For example, for the element color, we… Read more →

Burning House Project

Name: Samantha G Age: fifteen Location: Beijing, China Occupation: Student i. “most dedicated gymnast award” 2014 – before coming to China, I went to a gymnastics summer camp at IGC (International Gymnastics Camp) and received the “most dedicated gymnast award” in my second, and final week of camp. ii. gold (first place) gymnastics medal – this medal means a lot… Read more →