Through my Lens

Internship in Communication Design COMD 4900 

Capturing Life Through My Lens: A Photographer’s Journal

In the realm of photography, change is a constant companion. As I continue my photography work in person, I find solace in the familiar click of the camera, freezing moments in time. The transition to remote work as a photo editor brought a shift in my routine. Now, my days are marked by waiting for my manager’s feedback, a process that demands patience and precision.

Virtual encounters with clients have become the new norm, bringing both advantages and challenges. The time saved from commuting is a precious gift, allowing me to focus more on refining my craft. Virtual interactions also provide a comfortable space for clients, especially those battling social phobias, to express themselves.

However, this virtual landscape is not without its hurdles. The routine, once dynamic, now feels monotonous. Prolonged periods of inactivity test my creativity and resilience. Communication, vital in our profession, becomes a challenge if management is disorganized. Navigating these obstacles has become an essential skill, teaching me adaptability and fortitude.

In this ever-changing landscape, my camera remains my constant companion, capturing the beauty of both the world outside and the challenges within. Each click tells a story, not just of the subjects before me, but of my journey as a photographer navigating the complexities of the digital age.

Creating Memorable Experiences

Internship in Communication Design COMD 4900 

This week in my internship was undeniably demanding but incredibly rewarding. The pinnacle of our challenges was organizing a concert in Long Island featuring a renowned Pakistani singer. As a part of the production team, our responsibility was immense—we had to ensure everything was impeccably set up. From the stage design to the intricate details of lighting and audio equipment, precision was paramount.

The pressure intensified as we realized that a successful event wasn’t just about the technicalities. Drawing a crowd was equally vital. This called for intensive promotional efforts. Publicity campaigns were meticulously planned, reaching out to every potential attendee. Advertising strategies were crafted to create buzz and excitement around the concert. Managing ticket sales became a meticulous task, ensuring seamless transactions for eager fans.

Despite the challenges, witnessing the concert come to life was an awe-inspiring experience. The stage, aglow with lights, the harmonious blend of music filling the air, and the energy of the crowd—it was a testament to our hard work and dedication.

This week taught me that in the world of event production, every detail matters. It’s not just about the technical expertise but also the art of drawing people together, creating an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.