Creating photos that ask questions


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Creating photos that ask questions

All right, are you ready for your next assignment? Well, this assignment involves creating simply six pictures. These six pictures are going to be difficult to make, and here's why. What I want you to do is to create photographs that ask questions. You know, Rodney often talks about this whole idea that a photograph that doesn't ask questions isn't very interesting, or one that answers all the questions isn't worth looking at again. In other words, I want you to create those photographs that really draw in the viewer, make them wonder, make them think.

On top of it, I want them to be black-and-white photographs. So if you have a film camera available to you, shoot black-and-white film; if you don't, shoot with your digital camera--but do so always thinking about black and white. You know many times when I shoot with my digital camera, knowing that I am going to convert it to black and white, I overexpose just a bit, so I can have that really nice level of contrast. So ag...

Creating photos that ask questions
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Creating photos that ask questions provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smith

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