Final Project

This semester has been very fun. We took pictures of a lot of different things. In the beginning of the year I thought photography was going to be a lot easier than it was. I have learned how to take better photos by using the rule of thirds. My favorite project was the smile because we got to see the way people look when they are happy and sad. Photography does not interest me because it is to much work for me. I would not do it in high school because it adds more work to my schedule. This is my favorite picture from this year and the link to my scavenger hunt.


During this project we had to take pictures of people in action. In order to take good photos you had to line up the background with the photo. One tip I have For taking good photos is to take a burst and then choose the best one. I would love to photograph golf because that is the sport that I play.

Up Close

During this project it was easy to find objects to take photos of. I tried finding objects that were very colorful. It was challenging to keep objects from becoming blurry. It was also hard to to work the camera because I don’t have VSCO. If I had the time and the camera I would love to take pictures of animals and bugs. This would be really cool. My two favorite photos are below as well as the link the the rest.






In this project it was hard to find people who were OK with me taking pictures of them. Someone who may look scary while not smiling could look very nice and friendly when they are smiling. If I were a photographer I would know not to let bias stop me from taking peoples photos. I would get to know them and be friendly with them instead of just asking for something right away.

App Review

The top picture is the camera roll app. This is my favorite app because I don’t have to upload the picture anywhere and there are a lot of different filters. The second picture is the google photos app on the computer. This is my favorite because there are also a lot of different filters and you can change the transparency and the opacity.

Light Graffiti

In order to keep all the light in we had to leave the shutter open for a long time. You have to move the light around quickly. When we drew on people it worked out well. It was frustrating when the light got crammed into the camera and made a blob. next time I would think more about using colors to take it to the next level. Use this link to see the rest of my photos.



When I visited the newseum I went to the Pulitzer prize  photos.I saw starvation in Sudan by Kevin Carter and Fire escape by Stanley J. Foreman. These photos had a big impact on me to show that not everyone is as fortunate as others. You should be grateful for what you have.I also visited the FBI exhibit where I saw how the FBI handled attacks. Its crazy to see all of the lives they have saved.

White Backround

First, we went to the TV studio to take our photos.  When we were done we came back to the computer lab to use Photoshop. We all worked as a group to get our photos done. It was hard without that many lights in the background.  During the white background we had to let in more light compared to the black one. The black background was a lot easier.