OBJECTIVE: MORE SYNTHESIS Today is the second day of our two-day mental break. Just like yesterday, your options are: Just shoot the prompt below. Shoot whatever you want and reconnect with being creative rather than technically correct. Catch up on assignments you missed. Practice an older topic. Take the day off.     Today’s Assignment What to…

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OBJECTIVE: LET YOUR MIND REST You have been working so hard over the past 80 days. Some of the progress I’ve seen in your photos is absolutely astounding! Today and tomorrow, I want you to have a break. You have several options for what to do with it: Just shoot the prompt below. Shoot whatever you…

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OBJECTIVE: PUT IT ALL TOGETHER Yesterday was our annual bluebonnet photography day. This is a more planned shoot, for me. At home, snapping the daily memories of everyday life, I don’t always look at the histogram or use a gray card for white balance. We shoot in the same spot every year. This year, we timed…

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OBJECTIVE: CHOOSE EXPOSURE FOR CREATIVE PURPOSES We’ve talked a lot about finding proper exposure. But exposure, while it can be objectively measured, has a subjective component as well. I tend to like my portraits bright. Unless I like them dark. Letting go of a strict adherence to perfect exposure is a good way to let…

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