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Last week, I held final critique for my large format photography class. Their task was to shoot an environmental portrait using 4×5 black and white film (gasp!). They worked very hard and produced some great images.
The Camera Techniques II class had a chance to visit the Hagedorn Foundation Gallery in Buckhead today. We got to see work by Jill Greenberg and other large format photographers and received a nice tour of their two current exhibitions. Thanks to Lauren Hughes and the staff at Hagedorn for hosting us today! (Photos courtesy of Chase McEvers)
The first year students did an in-class shooting exercise today on environmental portraiture. They were randomly partnered up and had 2 hours to shoot and submit their final image. Check out a sampling below!
All of our second year students are out working hard on internships this semester and getting a taste of the professional world. Check out the links below to view recently published work by GTC students Heather Hendricks and Nick Nesmith for Creative Loafing and WABE respectively.
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Congratulations to the Skills USA winners! They will go on to compete at the statewide competition in March. A big thanks to our esteemed judge, John Amis, for coming in to pick the victors. Below you will find the winning images as well as brief bio about Mr. Amis.
First Place: Robin Reuter
Second Place: Nick Smith
Third Place: Rich Donaldson
John Amis (Juror Bio):
Upon graduation from the University of North Alabama with a degree in photography in 1987, John Amis began his professional career working as an assistant to a commercial photographer. From there he took a job as a photographer for a chain of weekly newspapers in Orlando, Fl where he eventually became the chief photographer. That outfit closed and he moved on to become a staff photographer for a small daily newspaper in Winter Haven, Fl. After a few years there he quit to freelance in the photojournalism industry, which he has done ever since. He has worked in Atlanta for over 10 years for various news organizations with his most close relationship being with The Associated Press. Although the bulk of his experience is in editorial photography, he divides his time between that and the many other facets of photography that exist. So in other words : he got an education, still started at the bottom, worked his way up, and has the philosophy “if someone is willing to pay for it he is willing to shoot it”
Two of our lucky students had the chance to assist our Instructor and Photojournalist extraordinaire, Tami Chappell, at the NFC Championship game on Sunday!
Some of our second year photo students recently got a chance to display their work at the Imaging USA Expo here in Atlanta. Thanks to PPA for helping us promote the program!