Category: Materials & Processes

Searching for ContrĂ© Jour at the Red Barn Farm

This week’s M&P theme was contrĂ© jour, which in french means against the sun. I had a lot of hopes for this assignment but I couldn’t seem to find the right moment. My last hope resided at the Weston Red Barn Farm. A fellow photographer Andrew Mather had suggested that

M&P-Motion Photography

This week’s M&P theme is motion and let me first say that I really don’t like motion photography. I don’t really think that it is my forte. I shot about 700 images before I got two images that I liked. I also risked being killed by a creepy man staying

Materials & Processes–Bokeh

This week’s theme for my Materials & Processes class was “good bokeh” For those of you who are unfamiliar with this photographic term, bokeh is essentially the blur or out of focus area in a photograph, or also the way a lens renders out of focus areas of light. “Good

M&P Refraction

This week’s M&P theme is Refraction. Now for those of you who may not be familiar with refraction and it’s application to photography here is a good explanation from Wikipedia. Refraction is the bending of a wave when it enters a medium where it’s speed is different. The refraction of

Materials & Processes: Abstraction in Geometry

One of the classes that I am taking this semester is Photographic Materials & Processes. This is a class deeply rooted in the science behind photography, and one of the more difficult classes I’ll probably experience while at UCM. Each week we are assigned a theme to which we are

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