Author Archives: Tristen Gonzalez

Painting with light

Lighting direction is created by using a tripod and a narrow aperture to get a wide range of depth of field. The aperture controls the exposure of whatever is lit by the strobe lights. This then creates long streaks of … Continue reading

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Portrait Basics

The photo I took of Hajara really stood out to because this portrait gives off a calm and peaceful tone. Having her eyes closed in this shot makes the photo more interesting since she is not focused on anything there … Continue reading

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Lighting direction

Out of all the photos my group took, this photo Jesenia took appealed to me the most. The side light spotlight really brought out a good contrast between light and dark and it is more more noticeable since the flower … Continue reading

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Tristen’s Aperture Exhibit Review

Tristen Gonzalez Digital Photography Thursday 8pm 11/5/15 Exhibit Review As you first enter the Patrick Faigenbaum: Kolkata/Calcutta exhibit you really don’t know what expect until you are greeted with a huge plaque explaining the type of photos that you will … Continue reading

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Motion Blur

 In my own words shutter speed means the way you can capture an image in motion using the length of time the camera’s shutter is open. This photo is visually engaging because the flash of the two cell phones creates … Continue reading

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Brooklyn bridge park

 I choose this photo because I like the way the leaves act as diagonals, leading your eyes toward the center of the plant. This photo as well has the same pattern flowing around the center making the plant seem more … Continue reading

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LL2-Composition: Photo Description

Based on this photograph, the white wall acts as negative space surrounding the chair  making you focus more on the chair itself. This photo can also be considered asymmetrical because all the focus of the image is on one side. … Continue reading

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HW 1

The photo that I found visually engaging to me the most was Michael Kenna’s Brooklyn Bridge, study 2. The photograph shows an under shot of the Brooklyn Bridge leading towards to Manhattan. This photo intrigued me because I like how the bridge guides … Continue reading

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In “The Thing Itself,” from The Photographer’s Eye by John Szarkowski, the difference between the subject of the photograph and the photograph is what you are currently seeing in front of you, the reality or the actual photograph. According to John, ” … Continue reading

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