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New Idea for Self Portraits – Weekly Extra

By on 10/23/2014

After spending tireless hours contemplating what step I should take next in my self portrait project I have found a new way to do a double exposure, but also make it look unique to my other double exposures. I decided

The Met

By on 10/08/2014

I like Study of a Young Woman by Johannes Vermeer. I chose that as the painting to base my work off of. I’d attach what I made, but it’s three and a half gigabytes. I re-cut The Godfather Part II into


By on 10/02/2014

Photoshop is a waste of time. I’m all for straight photography and discriminate against putting special effects on photos. It’s a waste of time and is degrading to the real work done with the camera. The photos I take are


By on 09/26/2014

Steven Soderbergh (director of  Ocean’s 11, Traffic, Behind The Candelabra) is pretty cool. I really like some of his work and think he has a great and original approach to film. Sadly, he recently retired from directing movies. There’s good news, he is


By on 09/23/2014

Every photo I take is a dream. That’s the theme of all my work. Are they nightmares? Perhaps. You can’t explain dreams. You can explain aspects of my photos, but you’re probably wrong. Either way. there’s always an outlying mystery.

Raging Bull

By on 09/19/2014

“I could have been a contender” is one of the last lines we hear come out of Robert De Niro’s mouth before he exits. He was a contender. He was a champion. He was everything. He had it all and

Weekly Extra – Techniques for taking Self-Portraits

By on 09/18/2014

Since my project at the moment is based on self-portraits I thought it would only make sense that I write about an article I read about self-portraits; that i found on my favorite blog/site. The article gives helpful techniques for

Inspiration Post

By on 09/05/2014

Thomas Kneubühler’s work really intrigues me. His work focuses on light coming out of the dark. I love the contrast of his photos and the way the light really stands out and creates contrast against the dark. His website says that,

Last Photo Assignment

By on 06/16/2014

Well. To tell the truth I couldn’t think of what to do for my last photo project. I was so lost. It’s not fun having artist block and photography was the one last thing I hadn’t gotten blocked in. I

Sam Kane weekly extra 7

By on 06/11/2014 These photographs by Scott Taylor inspire me to continue taking photos in black and white. Black and white photography is my favorite type of photography. In the first photo, I really like the angle that he decided to take