Model Alaina Mae helped me with my final project. My photography was about using focus and lighting to give depth to the images. I overcame the first obstacles, my first nudes, low key and free lensing but once we started it all come together. The next step was to show some images that could stand on their own showing the beautiful effect of free lensing. Others, although great I chose to group together and by utilizing the amount of blurRead More
Today was final critique in photography class, while most chose to do Van dyke or cyan type processes I chose free lensing. I will post these in their entirety when I get the chance. This will give you an Idea of the results. Two friends are graduating, Linda and Carolyn. I wish them well.
I have bamboo and inbe paper heading to me to print my free lensing session with Alaina. These are wood free, very soft touch, will print beautifully. I am still testing using a white matte photo paper for the b&w’s, so that’s up in the air still. so excited.
It’s been a rough couple of days. I do count myself very lucky having had 3 pieces selected for the UMKC gallery for the Student Art Exhibition this week and representing my communications class in a speech competition today. I just feel I let down my class for not making the cut, so many turned out to see me speak and I didn’t. I did my best and my classmates were very thoughtful and nice. I wish them all theRead More
I have my final project for my Course. I chose to free lens nudes. This would be a challenge for me as I had never shot nudes before. Free lensing is the act of removing the sense from a dslr and holding directly in front of the camera. In this case I used An old Sears 50mm 1.2 FD lens from the pre digital days. This creates interesting flares, distortions, and dof bokeh. I wanted to show classic poses sinceRead More