Photo Safari

I never take pictures with title behind it. I just took it whenever I want to take and I want to keep it in my camera or phone. Since I have to take at least 5 photos, I looked around to take anything that fit into the category and always held phone in my hand.

First photo is the dramatic use of distinct shadow. This is a tree and the fence those are located in the front of the Eagle Landing. As I took the shadows of these two, it gave kind of more sense of fearful environment than when it was taken the objects themselves.

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Second is lighting from one side. I took this selfie at night. To get this picture, I turned off all the lights in my room and asked my sister to flash one side of my face. And then I turned it in black and white to get more affective than it was in color.

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Third photo is the “Venetian blind” effect. This picture was really hard to get it! I woke up really early and waited until sun rise. When the sunshine came through the blind and create the shadow on the wall I pushed the shutter of the camera. It took me three days to get this photo. The weather did not helped me. But I finally got it!

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Fourth photo is urban nightscapes. I went to the bridge that is located in front of the Eagle Landing. Since it is above the road I easily got this picture. But I wish there were more lights in this photo to give more sense of the effect.

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Lastly, the grittiness of built environment. This building is the barrier in front of Pollard Hall. As you can see the earth and rocks give grittiness in the photo.

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I really enjoyed this assignment. Whenever I walked around the campus, I tried to find anything can be categorize under given effect. I looked closely and took pictures in the way I never had done before, such as angle and light. As I done this assignment, I think, my taking photo skill improved very little. :)

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