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PAS and DSLR: Set to auto
everything. This is one of the
few assignments you can
leave your ash on.
smartphone: Cover your
screen but leave a gap for
the take-photo button.
Settings
One of the things I miss about the old
days of shooting film is the mystery of not
knowing what I would get until the film
was developed. The instant gratification of
digital photography gives us the impression
that the camera records reality, making
memories before they are even past tense.
In this assignment, we separate the act
of taking photographs from the act of
evaluating photographs.
Walk with a
Blind
Camera
Discovery consists of
seeing what everybody has
seen, and thinking what
nobody has thought.”
— Albert Sze nt-Gyorgy
Bresson
6
LAB
1. Grab your camera and some masking
tape. Cover your screen with the tape.
2. Set your camera to auto everything and
take one shot every five minutes for an
hour. Use a watch or a timer and try to
shoot at exactly five-minute intervals.
3. This assignment should be done all at
once and works best if you are taking
a walk.
4. Try not to plan or think out each shot.
Just pick up the camera, shoot, and put
it down. Resist the urge to peek; how
does this affect your shooting?
5. If you have photo-editing capability, put
all twelve images on one page in
sequence as a collage. How does the
time lag between taking and viewing the
shots affect the whole experience?
Let’s Go!
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Walk with a
Blind
Camera
4. Try not to plan or think out each shot.
Just pick up the camera, shoot, and put
it down. Resist the urge to peek; how
does this affect your shooting?
5. If you have photo-editing capability, put
all twelve images on one page in
sequence as a collage. How does the
time lag between taking and viewing the
shots affect the whole experience?
Let’s Go!
I really like this relaxed and spontaneous set of images by Natalie Love.
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