Creativity/Art/Inspiration

May 13, 2020

Using Colored Gels to Create Emotion

By: April Milani

We are four photographers who came together to share with you how we used colored gels to create emotion in our images. Although we may all have a different approach, our mission is the same. Emotion, Emotion, Emotion! Let’s get started with David Morel  I use colored gels in a good bit of my photo […]

April 11, 2020

INSTRUCTOR REFLECTIONS

By: Natalie Finney

Above image by Aimee Glucina If you were to rewind to this time last year and suggest to your future-self that in 12 months you would be ordered to stay home, move your workspace into your home space, and isolate yourself from extended family and friends, what do you think you may have responded? What if […]

January 31, 2020

ROOTED

By: Michelle Gendreau

I have a love-hate relationship with prompts and challenges.  On the one hand, a theme or topic nudges me to think about something I might not have considered and sometimes leads me to create when I might not otherwise.  On the other hand, prompts can generate distraction and send my mind into a tailspin.  When […]

October 30, 2019

THE VALUE IN NURTURING PERSONAL PROJECTS

By: Natalie Finney

I have recently gone through the arduous task of refining and curating my portfolio. Over the past few months I have spent a great deal of time studying, analyzing and scrutinizing the images I have created over the past few years. It has been an invaluable experience for more reasons than I can list, and […]

October 30, 2019

LESS OBVIOUS COLLABORATION

By: Michelle Gendreau

I don’t know for sure, but I suspect “does not work well with others,” was a common theme on my childhood school reports.  I’ve always been an independent thinker, not much of a rule follower, and generally the type who values time alone. I process information slowly, can be stubborn and scatterbrained, and I’m paralyzed […]