Bannack Fine Art
I took this photo of Gerald at Bannack Ghost town in Montana. I love this photo because his eyes are so telling, he is such a big tough guy, but his eyes look so gentle (hence, gentle giant). For the edits I took a white brush and highlighted his eyes then blurred it. Then I took made a sharp mask and sharpened the parts tat needed it. I used the patch tool to take out some things in the background. Last i used color balance and made it less yellow.
My dad approached me a while ago and said that he liked some of my work and wanted to hang it up in his shop (He owns an auto repair shop). Since he is a very busy man, we have had quite a few different sit-downs while I showed him my work, and he showed me which ones he had in mind.
He picked out the ones he thought would look best for the walls in the shop, which I was impressed at how much of a creative eye he has. But, he is still currently deciding on how big he wants the prints to be. He would also like some custom made for the shop when he has time to think of an idea for it, but for now this is all he is asking for.
This was different than I was expecting because I thought I would be having to point out the different images that would go best with the design already in the rooms. To my surprise, he knew exactly what he wanted and what would look good in his shop. I almost felt like I was the amateur!
Mountain Lofts Interior
For this shoot I went into the lobby of mountain lofts apartment complex on BYU-I campus. I was trying to capture how cool the design of the lobby was. The architecture and set up made it look super cool and modern. I wanted to be able to achieve giving it that super cool modern feel in my photos. To do that I tried to give cool perspective and angles throughout the lobby. I tried to pick the ones that I felt best represented that feel.
Mountain Lofts Exterior Architecture
For this shoot I went to the mountain Lofts apartment complex on BYU – I campus and shot the exterior of the complex. This complex has such a beautiful design and feel to it, I really wanted to showcase that in my pictures. So I took it from a lower angle to sow how big and glorious Mountain Lofts is. Fortunately, The weather was good and gave me great lighting to work with. It was overcast which was awesome because there were no harsh shadows to be seen. It also illuminated the colors on the building very nicely. I took a couple different angles so that there would be a few different perspectives on the building.
Top images of the Semester
I like these because they are all so different and i feel best represent my style. I also took into consideration on how well they would print.