In-Depth 2022 Post #6

Progress Report Since my last post, I’ve been working on more expansive, landscape composites. These composites involve combining parts of multiple photos into one. For a simple example, taking an image of a mountain with a sunny sky, and replacing the sky with a cloudy sky from another image. I wanted to experiment with some Read More…

In-Depth Post #5

Progress Report Since my last post, I started working on my project practicing highlights. I finished the project, and it turned out pretty well. However, I accidentally deleted the file and couldn’t get it back. Oops. This is the sketch I had for the composite: Since I accidentally deleted this composite, I wanted to create Read More…

The Book Thief – Theme Park Project

For this project, my group and I designed a theme park based on the book “The Book Thief.” In the park, we created themed character spots, shows, rides, and merchandise. Everything is compiled in the brochure linked at the end of the post. Below is a paragraph about what I contributed to this project. I Read More…

In-Depth Post #4

Progress Report Since my last post, I started working on some projects of my own to use what I’ve learned in Photoshop. As well, I’ve been watching lots of videos from this YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PiXimperfect. The channel provides lots of unique ways to use Photoshop for different edits, and it also has a lot of Read More…

In-Depth 2022 Post #3

Progress Report For the past two weeks, I’ve completed the entire 3-hour Photoshop tutorial. I’ve learned how to: Working with type Using layer styles and effects Using content-aware to extend simple backgrounds Resizing, and how resolution works Using the rectangle and elliptical marquee tool Creating clipping masks Using the quick selection tool Using layer masks Read More…

In-Depth 2022 Post #2

My Mentor The person who will be mentoring me is Elizabeth Gray. She’s a professional photographer and focuses mainly on street photography and is very experienced with Lightroom and Photoshop. Elizabeth has been teaching photography for over 25 years. Her website: https://photographybyelizabethgray.com/ introduces her background, her works, and her photography instruction classes. I will be Read More…

Developing the Leaders Around You

“Developing the Leaders Around You” is a book written by John C. Maxwell. He writes about the importance of developing potential leaders to achieve your team’s goals. The book outlines the key principles to influence and motivate others, and the benefits of growing potential leaders. In this blog post, I will describe three points this Read More…

Eminent Practice Interview Reflection

The practice interview was an interesting and unique experience. I found the four different interviews my group conducted were surprisingly different. It showed how the way people conduct interviews can vary a great deal. We each had our personal strengths and weaknesses both as interviewers and interviewees. This activity was also the first time I Read More…