The exercise will leave the student with not only a better understand of their week, but of themselves.
They will learn what is truly important to them, and what they should be focusing on.
This is an interesting assignment in the modern age due to the proliferation of drone and areal photography that’s not just “from a tall building” or “out of an airplane”. Read More Photo Assignment #3 is the second in our cinematography-inspired series – shooting at eye level. Read More The Art of Photography is a video series produced by Ted Forbes. I make videos that encompass a 360° view of the world of photography including tutorials, camera reviews, famous photographers and many other aspects.
This is probably the most natural position for photographers to work in, but the objective here is to take this up a level. I also produce an ongoing Artist Series of documentaries on living photographers.
Still life is a genre in photography that extends back to the past masters of painting.
Its a reflection, or a study of an inanimate subject.
In photography, we often take assignments that have us telling a story which is not our own. Our own experiences of the past 7 days, and we can understand what stands out as important to us.
Do this assignment, and see if another photographer can join you.
There is ALWAYS something to photograph you just have to get creative. Just take a look at this list of themes and items that are interesting to shoot. If you're wondering why using themes in photography is useful read this.
I do need a certain structure and accountability partner to keep me on track, otherwise, I will easily fall off and walk away from the challenge.