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Archive for March, 2011
NYC Trip Day 4 – In the Field
NYC Trip Day 4 - In the Field

    By the time we had reached Time magazine and Sports Illustrated, we really weren’t being told anything we hadn’t learned already. However, I’ll share my notes still. Concerning photography, taking a good photo is good but what is important is finding a story and executing it visually. To be a hire-able photographer you […]

NYC Trip Day 3 – Great Captions are more important than Great Photos
NYC Trip Day 3 - Great Captions are more important than Great Photos

Today the class went to visit the Wall Street Journal and AP Headquarters. I was quite impressed with the WSJ and their story about how they went from a word only and the occasional graphic to a full fledged photo newspaper. In fact, their newspaper’s photo department was actually extremely new only having started around […]

NYC Trip Day 2 – Style is Fleeting, but Substance Will Remain
NYC Trip Day 2 - Style is Fleeting, but Substance Will Remain

NYC Trip Day 2 Today was a busy day that started out on the north side of Brooklyn on Jay st, which is coincidentally the same street that my cousin works on. After bumping into her, we walked one building over and sat in the lobby of VII, a collective of some pretty amazing photographers. […]

NYC Trip – Day 1
NYC Trip - Day 1

This week, as part of a school field trip, my class and I went to New York City to meet the movers and shakers in the photojournalism world. The first place we stopped was with Frank Fournier. Frank was an exceptionally awesome guy. He had a lot of amazing things to say about photography. From […]

Revenge of the Domo
Revenge of the Domo

It was a scary day in peepland. I took this photo last night for my Studio Lighting class. I can’t tell you how awesome it is thinking of something in your head, going out, and making it happen. I want to thank my brother from another mother, David Brown for accompanying me as I went […]