Author Archives: Laura

Class Shoot – Lilly

This is one of the first shots my group took of this lily. It was taken with the lighting in front and to the left of me when I took this picture. I like the way the flower is lit … Continue reading

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Alex Webb Exhibition

Laura Hall-Kinzer Llanos Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico Exhibit at Aperture Walking into Aperture I expected another uppity downtown gallery but it was nothing like I expected. Their large selection of photographic books, which they invite the public … Continue reading

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6 x 6 Shoot

I took pictures of my son, Jayden, in a 6×6 area outside my favorite art supply store. These are some of my favorite shots. They are examples of ‘frame within a frame’, ‘low-ange’, and ‘leading lines’.

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Brooklyn Bridge Shoot – Laura

I wish I had other than my phone with me this day however, I still think some of the pictures I took came out really well. These two are espcially nice to me. I like close up nature shots and … Continue reading

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Matthew Pillsbury Captures New York Beautifully – By Laura Hall-Kinzer Llanos

This picture is absolutely beautiful to me. Matthew Pillsbury was playing with shutter speed and lighting in this series of pictures called ‘New York City Slowed Down By Long Exposure Photography’. It has numerous elements of composition which were discussed … Continue reading

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In order to take a great photograph, all elements need to come together. That is that the subject, the lighting and the position from which you take the photograph all need to work together. If not, you may have a … Continue reading

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