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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

I found HER

Throughout my slight inspirational tangent I found this amazing photographer. She is one of Mexico's leading photographers. She is a stranger to me, but her work showed me otherwise. Her work showed me a side of Mexico that only stayed in the deepest wrinkles of my brain for a very short time. I want to go back to visit. She made is seem more real to me. I had forgotten how real it was. She made the people seem real to me, but I knew that already...I love her take on tradition, tradition I thought familiar.

It may be LOVE

I know I have been posting a lot of photography, but I think I'm in love with it. YES, I said it LOVE! And today work seemed to prove no distraction from mon nouveau amour. I almost felt guilty for picking up books off the shelves while I was supposed to be putting some back. I found myself in three full isles of the library sitting on step stools looking through wonderful pages of photographs. I had to stop though...I think I found another major.

Some more...

Of mine...

Thursday, July 8, 2010

As Promised...

Here is some of my work...from class.

Over maybe

So it seems rather appropriate to write a blog entry about concluding my photo class. Let me just say that I miss it so and its only been an hour since it was over. It has made me rethink about double majoring with photo right along with my painting and drawing...which I may just do, I'm still thinking about it. I have seen not only how I progressed as a learning photographer,but I also got to observe how the other students work progressed as well. It's amazing how much variety there was in our work even when we were all given essentially the same assignment. That was especially evident today when we each presented our final project to the class. We could essentially do whatever we wanted within the limitation that three, at least, had to be about an overall theme, technique, or work in the vain of a photographer. I chose to do an overall technique of out of focus and shallow depth of field, giving my photos emotion by showing little or no facial express. I also somewhat worked in the vain of William Klein who was well-known for his spontaneous portraiture and the idea of showing emotion through that spontaneity and movement. I promise to post up my work as soon as can...Oh, what else can I say? I L-O-V-E loved that class!