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Assignment 32Event Photography

“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it; it is in one word, effective.”

—Irving Penn

Purpose: To Record an Event in Photos.

For this assignment, you will need to locate an event that interests you. It could be a county fair; strip mall carnival; concert; parade; festival of any kind; work party; Renaissance Faire; sporting event; etc. Plan ahead and read up about the event, whether it is a blurb in the local paper or an event website.

Using the information you have gathered (assuming there is some), make a list of the performances and highlights. For example, for a Renaissance Faire you will want to know when the Queen of ...

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