Thursday, May 21, 2009

authentic expression

authentic expression, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

"Find a person you consider interesting and take a series of portraits of this person, concentrating on capturing an authentic expression."

Assignment 1 from Photoworkshop - Portrait and Candid Photography by Erin Manning

I am very happy with how this one turned out - Although I have been in the same circles as this young man for the past 5 years - but he has been elusive when it comes to chatting or having pictures taken - so he has been very much a challenge to me, in a photographic sense.

So I am currently reading two photoworkshop books and trying to do the assignments and working my way through the lessons in the Aperature manual - looking for a workshop on lighting (that isn't the same day as my 50k run!) and looking very hard for a name for my soon to be fledgling photography business.

the name thing is very annoying...
I have a few, a very few, in mind but many of the obvious ones (and not so obvious ones) are taken -
and I need one before I get business cards and a website.

Yes my name would work but my name is NOT a rolling off the tongue sort.


angelfeet said...

That's a great shot. So energetic and pure.

Andromeda Jazmon said...

that is a really beautiful shot! I'm glad to hear you are working so hard on learning more stuff. And excited about your photography business! The name will come.

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