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Assignment 33A Day in the Life

"The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation."

—Susan Meiselas

Purpose: To become Accustomed to Photographing People.

For this assignment you need permission from someone to follow them around and photograph their activities. It could be a relative, best friend, or your significant other. It could be a political candidate or someone you admire for other reasons.

The subject needs to clearly understand that you need access to the fullest extent during the time you are together, including their private moments. You will then follow and photograph them for an agreed period of time. It could be an entire day, from waking to retiring, ...

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