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P52.3 Exploring Artistry / Audience : Shooting for Hire

Each member of our group has taken images for someone else.  Some in our group are working family photographers.View full post »

P52.3 Exploring Artistry / Audience : Shooting for Family, Friends, Posterity

Welcome to Week Four of p52.3 : Artistry. Many of us began taking photography more seriously in order to document ourView full post »

P52.3 Exploring Artistry / Fear : Gut Check – Artist Bio

This week is an introduction to the Artists of Who We Become.  Introducing ourselves as artists is pretty terrifyingView full post »

P52.3 Exploring Artistry / Fear : Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Welcome to Year 3 of our collaborative photography project. Our first year, A Play on Light, was dedicated to the studyView full post »

365/365[2] Out with a Bang

It’s becoming a bit of a tradition for us to watch the fireworks in Belmont. This year the level of excitementView full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 4

Pure joy at seeing her mom.  Capturing moments like this is why I love photography. To view all of the images in thisView full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 3

To view all of the images in this week’s dynamic gallery, please click here.View full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 2

Week 2 of our creative interlude… To view all of the images in this week’s dynamic gallery, please clickView full post »

Photo 52 : Hiatus 1

Who We Become may be on hiatus, but our cameras are not. We are in the process of putting together our syllabus for ourView full post »

306/365[2] Happiness is… getting a trophy

After getting a water bottle last season, finally the moment he has been waiting for!  Getting a trophy!  It wasView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame – Best of the Year

The final week of Photo 52: Within the Frame.  The end of the second year of our collaborative photography project.View full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Photographer’s Choice

This month’s theme has been devoted to a breaking-the-rules approach to composition: for example the study of multipleView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Intentionally Out of Focus

Focus is a paramount in photography.  However, sometimes photographers choose to use focus in a different way –View full post »

256/365[2] Saltair

It was such a pain logistically to get here that we almost decided to forget the entire thing. Thank goodness weView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Creative Composition – Multiple Exposure

In our last month of our Photo 52 project, we are exploring creative composition. Our first creative compositionView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Composition – Photographer’s Choice

Summer is quickly coming to an end and we are closing out our month on traditional compositional techniques. Our finalView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Golden Spiral

For our fourth week of classic compositional techniques, we are focusing on the golden spiral, which is a compositionalView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Golden Triangle

We continue our month-long study of classic compositional techniques by exploring the proportions of the GoldenView full post »

Photo 52 : Within the Frame / Classic Compositions – Centering

Centering the subject has often been seen as a beginner technique, because the resulting composition is not viewed asView full post »