Assignment#9 – Silhouettes

  Due December 1. Back lighting is when the main light source is behind the subject being photographed. While it can be used in normal photography we are using this to create silhouettes.  Silhouettes can be an excellent way to add mystery to a scene. The stark contrast and lack of detail lend the subject … Continue reading Assignment#9 – Silhouettes


Assignment #8 – Shadows

Due November 17. Every photograph has its shadows and in this lesson we turn our focus to them and make them the main subject. Focusing on shadows can greatly increase drama and intrigue in a photograph. Since the shadow lacks detail, the viewers mind may try to fill the missing information.  In fact, a lot … Continue reading Assignment #8 – Shadows

Assignment #7 – Reflections

Assignment due November 10. Continuing our lessons on angles! Using reflections is a challenging and special sort of photography that requires a vigilant eye while experimenting with angles and  perspective. Using liquids, glass, or any other sort of reflective surface can change an everyday image into something abstract or interesting. Your assignment is to take … Continue reading Assignment #7 – Reflections