da Goaties

As one of our assignments for documentary photography we had to turn in six images that give the viewer a glimpse of our life.  We were to look for images that have metaphors or contain enough information for interpretation. I turned in six images of the goats and Gel working them.  I did not get a […]

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Sigh .. relief …

I printed ten images yesterday for my portfolio and they look really good.  Better actually than they look on the computer screen.  I just need ten more, which technically I have and I’ll be done with the requirements.  I have a bit more time to try to take more images to replace any that are […]

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Portfolio Woes — again

Woke up at 2:00 this morning having anxiety attacks over — well, the darned portfolio — again.  I spent Saturday morning lusting for a new lens, which I do not need and while on this lustful course, learned something I did not know: macro (Nikon calls them micro) lenses do not allow you to photograph […]

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Inspiration

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are — if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life […]

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Disappointment, fear and frustration

We had our last critique in Portfolio II yesterday.  I went into it with almost 30 images and I thought that I could simply eliminate all but 20 and be about done with the project.  No. When I looked at my images with the other students’ and teacher’s perceived eyes I saw mostly crap and […]

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The end is in sight!

I am about through with my documentary project and luckily it dovetails nicely into my final portfolio.  I spent the morning at Windy Wool Windings photographing the new lambs and talking to the owner, Susan Proctor.  Susan has been very giving of her time throughout this project which has made my life easier.   I […]

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