A Day In The Life: Photographing the World Around You

Daniel Lewis (ItsForGotham), Street/Brand Photographer

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9 Lessons (25m)
    • 1. Welcome To Class

      1:03
    • 2. Instructions/Opening Thoughts

      3:35
    • 3. Shooting a Still Life Image

      1:30
    • 4. Shooting a Landscape Image

      2:09
    • 5. Shooting a Portrait

      2:33
    • 6. Editing a Still Life Image

      3:14
    • 7. Editing a Landscape Image

      5:16
    • 8. Editing a Portrait

      3:43
    • 9. Final Thoughts and Closing

      1:36

Project Description

The Process

Creating your final set should be fun and reflect your style of photograhy. As always, I want to see cohesive images that commuicate with each other. For your final project you should prepare 3 images for the following concepts

Still Life: An in-depth look into what your everyday life looks like, it could be the train driver on your commute to work, a group of horses on your way to school, this is the most open to your interpretation!

Landscape: A wide shot that can feature buildings, trees, a lake. The focus of the landscape image is to capture different aspects of an environment and present them in a single image, easier said than done!

Portrait: The most rigid of the 3 styles, a portrait capture the essence of the human spirit and presents it to your viewer. Definitely the most difficult style to master in my opinion, you can either be stealth and secretive, or brash and in-your-face. Whatever style you are comfortable with, the focus should always be on 1 human/animal subject at a time.

Be sure to not crossover too much into the genres, you should be able to clearly differentiate between the various images and what they mean to your work flow.

I've attached my final 3 images for my project.

For those interested in my music tastes, I have linked my Spotify playlist "Gotham"

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