Tag Archives: portraiture

Portrait Session with the New College President

San Diego City College has a new college President, Dr. Ricky Shabazz.  It turns out, happily, that he really likes photography and the photo facilities.  So when the request came to do a portrait I was most anxious to oblige.  … Continue reading

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VOICES:  Honoring Veterans – A Project Saga Part 2: The Portraits

This gallery contains 23 photos.

Part One (just below this post) told the narrative about the show “VOICES: Honoring Veterans” giving details of how the portraits were done and prepared for display plus some photos of the gallery and the reception. This post, Part Two, … Continue reading

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VOICES:  Honoring Veterans – A Project Saga Part 1: Narrative

John F. Kennedy told Americans to ask NOT what their country could do for them, but to ask instead what THEY could do for their country!   Anyone who is willing to serve their country in any capacity is, in my … Continue reading

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Veterans Show and Endangered Species in School

I am working on portraits of veterans for a special show we will be doing in cooperation with the Graphic Arts program at City College.  The show, designed to honor local and regional veterans and consisting of special portraits along … Continue reading

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“Art of Portraiture” Workshop at Brooks

This past weekend Brooks Institute of Photography held an “Art of Portraiture” seminar/workshop instructed by Joyce Wilson at the Santa Barbara “Cota” campus.  Joyce is a well known and respected photographer, author, lecturer, and producer of portraits.  Though she made … Continue reading

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Petzval Test #3: High Key Portrait

Last week (the previous post) for my portraiture class I did a low key portrait demo of a male subject using the Lomography Petzval Lens.  This week as a demo for the class, I did a simple high key portrait … Continue reading

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Petzval Test #2: Low Key Portrait

It is so handy to be able to combine work needs into a single effort.  If you recall I wanted to next test the new old-style Petzval lens at what the original was really designed for: studio portraiture.  And it … Continue reading

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