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Assignment 38Building a Portfolio

Contributed by Brent Wood Professor of Photography, Victor Valley College

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.”

— Imogen Cunningham

Your assignment is to build a portfolio of twelve unique images based on the concepts outlined below.

The portfolio you build for this project will reflect the industry in which you are going to look for work. For this assignment, select your strongest area of photographic interest to build a targeted portfolio.

  • • Your portfolio will consist of twelve 8 x 10-inch prints matted on 11 x 14-inch mat board.
  • • A mixture of color and black and white should be used—even if you only work in one or the other. This is a lesson in learning to sort, ...

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