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Pictures of the Week | April 28, 2014

Couple Portrait

Couple Portrait – photo by IPS Student Susan Stoltzfus for Digital Photography 2. I love the way her bright red sweater is set off from the muted tones of the background. Their posing is great too!

Couple Portrait

Couple Portrait – photo by IPS Student Susan Stoltzfus for Digital Photography 2. Killer pose, perfect execution! I’m going to steal this one for my next couple shoot!

Portrait

Head and Shoulders with Flash – photo by IPS Student Brooke Harrison for Digital Photography 2. This assignment requires on-camera, TTL flash to balance the light between the face and the background. Great job!

Juice Bar

Juice Bar – photo by IPS Student Meghan Murphy for Digital Photojournalism. I love the light tones in this as he reaches toward the light with the epic sign in the shadows behind.

Yellow Flower

Yellow Flower – photo by IPS student Patricia Burk for Digital Photography 1. Nice example of the Rule of Thirds and how even a simple flower shot benefits from this composition.

Rise up – photo by IPS Student Jeri Beth Hardy for Digital Photography 1.

Rise up – photo by IPS Student Jeri Beth Hardy for Digital Photography 1. I love how everything in this photo reaches up toward the sky. There’s a nice anchor of ground right on the bottom edge of the frame and then long, black branches drawing us upward.

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    Pictures of the Week | April 21, 2014

    Senior Girl Portrait

    Senior Girl Portrait by Susan Stoltzfus // I like this portrait a lot – she’s got great sharp eyes and catchlights. I like the beam in the background that comes behind her head at a similar angle. Very nice soft lighting on the face…

    Senior Guy Portrait

    Senior Guy Portrait by Susan Stoltzfus // This one too has nice soft lighting across the face with great catchlights and sharp eyes. Bringing his face up to the camera angle from above helps make this work.

    Spring Light

    Spring Light by Jeri Beth Hardy // The lighting in this image is beautiful. It draws me into the shape and texture of the tree in bloom.

    Throwing Pizza

    Throwing Pizza by Meghan Murphy // This is a great environmental portrait – we see enough facial features to clearly identify the woman, but she’s in action, giving us a bigger part of her story.

    Hobbit Path

    Hobbit Path by Patricia Burk // I feel like quoting Bilbo Baggins as I walk this path through the woods.

    Wanderlust

    Wanderlust by Brooke Harrison // I like how Brooke deliberately added layers to this photo. It’s not just a map; it’s not just a suitcase; The combo brings it together into a deeper picture than either would be alone.

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