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Weekly Extra – Phone Photography

By on 03/31/2015

Since everyone is always using their phone to take photos, since it’s much easier to carry a little phone around with you than a bulky camera, I thought it would be interesting to read this article about phone photography. Nicolas

Weekly Extra – Photo Portraits

By on 03/27/2015

Luca Pierro recently did a series of self portraits, solely using flour, water and milk to add affects to himself (or other subjects). I love the fact that he used something as simple as flour, milk and water to create

Weekly Extra – Perfectly Timed Photos

By on 03/18/2015

I love finding photographs that were taken at the perfect time, and can sometimes look like something that they really aren’t. There really is a perfect moment to take a photograph, and if you can find that moment the results

Weekly Extra – Long Exposure

By on 03/12/2015

Since long exposure has always been something I’ve wanted to do, but I’ve really never gotten around to actually DO it; I thought it would be something cool to look at pictures of and possibly gain the confidence to do

Weekly Extra – “Freezing” Waves

By on 03/03/2015

Since I’ve lived by the ocean my entire life I obviously love waves and the water. These photos done by Dovas reminded me a lot of our hometown, and I loved the idea of taking a picture of something and

Weekly Extra – expression with landscapes

By on 02/24/2015

Recently, I have been photographing landscapes and objects that, in my opinion, show relaxation. This article talks about artist Hidenobu Suzuki’s new work that uses landscapes and nature to express her emotions. Her work gave me a more, broad idea

Matte Finish – Weekly Extra

By on 01/16/2015

One of the more popular forms of editing, especially amongst hipsters, is adding a matte finish. The matte finish is said to make the photo a lot softer than it would be before, canceling out those harsh lights in a

Scan Myself – Self Portraits – Weekly Extra

By on 01/11/2015

Since most of my photo projects turn into self portraits, it would only make sense that I love to look at other people’s self portraits as well. The self portraits done by a German artist named Ella somewhat remind me

Photographing Common Things – Weekly Extra

By on 12/16/2014

After browsing bored panda I came across an article/photos that depicted a small, hardboiled egg being “tortured” with nails, staples, fishing hooks, and other things. I love the idea of photographing a common object and making it into something thought

Weekly Extra – Flowers Frozen In Ice

By on 12/11/2014

Photographs that resemble paintings have to be some of my favorite types of photographs. The style of the photographs are always so elegant, and the photo flows together in a unique way. Although not always as crisp as I typically