Recently, I started taking a photography class and I decided to share some of my pictures on my blog!
The assignment was to create 4 – 8 portraits that employ a shallow depth of field. But the goal was not simply to use a short focal range and blur the background of your image. The goal of this assignment was to tell a story in each image – compose the shot in a way that reveals something about the person photographed. And to pay attention to the point of focus, pose, facial expression, clothing, and any props. Each element should (hopefully) contain visual clues that reveal personality and character.
Here are my pictures:
This photograph is a close up picture of Oliver’s nose. He always likes to sniff to check for treats when I come to ride him. This picture is Oliver in a nutshell – he is super sweet, kind of nosey, and the best horse ever!
This picture is of my friend Kate smiling in the sun. She is super kind, nice, and she always makes me laugh! I feel like this picture captures all those things about her.
In most of my posts, I talk about Daphne’s anxiety and not about how sweet and loving she is. I thought this picture shows another side of Daphne who is not so anxious all the time.
I caught this little squirrel in action stealing one of our strawberries!
I think this is one of my favorite pictures of Patch, because you can tell that he is more than just a cute face.