Monthly Archives: February 2012

Assignment 1

1)This is an example of forced perspective because you are looking at an older photograph and a photograph of one in the exact same spot. It forces you to make the connection to how things were and how they were that day.

2)I don’t think it changed how I looked at the image to read the caption on the bottom, because in the one with the two people on the chair I felt like based on the quality of the inside photo ( the one of the couple) made it seem like they could be parents or grandparents. The one of the girl however changed a little because now I know the photographer was also her boyfriend.

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Hello World…again

1.) What town are you from?

I live in Holyoke Massachusetts.

2.) What are some of your favorite movies?

One of my favorite movies is The Devil Wears Prada. I really can’t watch it to many times.
3.) What books, magazines, graphic novels, blogs etc. do you like to read?

I love to read. I am willing to read lots of different books and generes. I love books like The Help, Water for Elephants, The Night Circus, and I Capture the Castle.
4.) Who are your favorite musicians?

I listen to what ever is on the radio, but when I am home I like to listen to Regina Spektor.
5.) Have you ever successfully used a camera in the manual mode? (no, the moon and stars or the running man settings don’t count.)

I honestly don’t know.
6.) Photoshop. Is it a place to buy pictures or photographer’s tool? (how much do you think you know about Photoshop?)

Photoshop is a photographers tool. I have used Photoshop a little I got a very basic lesson and I don’t remember any of it.
7.) Do you have any favorite photographers or types of photography?

I love Cig Harvey’s work I think it’s so pretty. I also love the book of  photos that you own and showed Mickenzie in Boston.
8.) What are you most looking forward to in this class?

I am looking forward to learning how to use Photoshop and learning more about taking pictures.
9.) What types of projects do you want to do/ what do you want to learn?

I just want to learn more. Maybe more about cameras and different types of shots and how they differ on different cameras.
10.) Do you or your family own a digital camera (if so, is it a point and shoot or a DSLR with interchangeable lenses?)

Yes, as you know it is almost brand new and is a point and shoot.
11.) What would your super hero name be?

I already am a super hero.
12.) What do you want to know about me?

I would like to know more about your work and what kind of things you like to take pictures of.