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  1. @annie_louthan

    Photo Blitzer

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    The time is 4:50 and these are the photos I am trying to capture in the next 20 minutes In the 20 Minutes, I completed 6/7 of the photo ideas. I had a timer on my phone and therefore the time on here isn’t exactly accurate, but here is m...
  2. @wade_764

    A rush to find them all!

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    This was a creative assignment! It really put me in a rush to find all the subjects I needed to photograph and get the proper lighting and angles while not trying to be a perfectionist. So I grabbed my list and set the timer. Away I went! The photos appear in order of the list. I got them all with little more than a minute to spare! The results turned out better than I anticipated. I hope you all enjoy them! Reflecting on this assignment, I have learned to appreciate the imperfections in my art, which uniquely makes my art…
  3. @aislingberri

    Photoblitz!

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    “In the next 20 minutes, try to capture as many of the photo ideas listed as you can.” Bet! This was a really exciting challenge! I had fun trying to get everything done on time, even though I really didn’t...
  4. @MeMcMe3

    Photoblitz

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    Make a photo that freezes or isolates the motion of an object Take a photo of a food being served or eaten in an unconventional way. Make a photograph that features vertical lines today. Let’s play with movement. Get a shot of something in motion. Make an abstract, that would make someone ask, Is that …
  5. @katiereif6

    Blitzfoto

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    I actually found this assignment kind of fun. Since it’s pouring rain right now, I was limited to what was in my dorm room instead of going outside. In some ways this made it easier, because I had a finite amount of space and resources and didn’t waste time traveling to a spot for a photo, but in other ways it made it harder because I had more constraints on what I could do. It definitely made it more challenging, but I think it also made it more fun. For an added challenge, I only looked at the prompt I was on, I didn’t look ahead. If I had, I might have made some different choices, but it’s what I did. My prompts were: I’m actually fairly proud of this first picture, where I was supposed to take a photo with the camera at floor level. I live in a double dorm room by myself, so I had a little extra space to stretch out. I took this photo from under the other bed, looking toward the window. I turned on my fairy lights for a little extra flair. I think the limited light makes the “wood grain” on the dresser have a cool effect. I just think this photo looks cool. Not gonna lie, not quite as proud of this photo. I was prompted to get something “in motion,” which is hard when I’m in a single room and my friends are too busy to help me. I was on my own as photographer and subject. I took my deck of cards and started throwing them up in the air while lying on the floor on my back. I reopened the windows to get more ambient light, but I don’t think it could save this train wreck. I had to take five or six photos before I got one where the cards were visible at all. I didn’t quite get the effect I was going for, but I was running out of time and spent way too long on this one photo. I wasn’t sure what to do for the prompt about straight lines. I’m a soft, squishy type. I don’t have a lot of straight lines in my room. I figured this shot, with my bed frame and ladder, had vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines. The next prompt was to make a photo out of clothes. I really had no idea what to do with that, especially since my floor, desk, and dresser were now covered in cards. I kicked a few cards out of the way to form this Invisible Man out of my winter gear. I took the photo standing on a chair looking down. Just like I don’t own a lot of perfectly straight things, I don’t own a lot of shiny things. This isn’t even mine; it was my roommate’s before she moved out. It also wasn’t particularly shiny, but it was the best I had. I tried to add water on top to get a reflection, but it didn’t work and just made a mess. I struggled to get a closeup while keeping in focus so that the shininess could come through. I took this photo with Ball Hall reflecting in it. Can you guess what it is? It’s the lid to a container of bay leaves! This prompt was hard because there wasn’t a prompt, it was just a statement. However, I am one of those people that glasses help, so I had a few pairs lying around. I took this photo of my plants but had my glasses be in focus in the foreground because that’s what it looks like to me when I’m not wearing my glasses. The last prompt was challenging because it seems so similar to the first one. Low angles make things look bigger, and ants are already on the floor. I ended up turning on my curtain of fairy lights that I have behind the other desk and sliding my phone underneath the tall part of the desk (whatever it’s called, the part that stands up over the flat work surface) and pointed it up. The result was kind of a neat shot of the lights and leaves. I finished just in time! Overall, this was a very messy but fun experience. My room is a disaster but I got some cool shots. I think I’m going to do more of these when I need to get my creative juices flowing. It definitely makes you think on your feet and come up with something fast rather than worry about quality too much, but it gives you enough time to pull something together that looks good. You’re not scrambling too much to just have something that it makes it hard to do anything creative or worthwhile.
  6. @JHolburd

    Dasher’s Photo Blitzen

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    A few days ago, I went through about ten different photoblitz lists before landing on one I could completely accomplish in my personal space. Then it took me two more days to find the time during the day to do the project because the one I chose needed me to take a picture of weather […]
  7. @Bendire Thrasher

    A Dorm Room Exposition

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    These were the tasks I was given: I stayed in my dorm room and completed the challenge in 8 minutes. I will let you decide if I did a good job or not. I was nervous about this assignment, my photography skills or lack-thereof making the tasks seem daunting, and my seeming lack of interesting […]
  8. @jwcpsc

    PhotoBlitz

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    This was the starting picture to mark the time of when I started, it also includes the tasks. This is a picture of the tree in my backyard. I tried to get a good picture to show my photography skills but the tree is awkwardly large so my pictures came with either weird angle of… Continue reading PhotoBlitz
  9. @skyler0455

    photoblitz

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    This was the photoblitz assignment. The goal was to complete this list of photo ideas under 20 minutes. This assignment had me running around to find the right pictures, which I was not expecting but I think it turned out okay! Rule of thirds shot. I googled the rule of thirds and it means to […]
  10. @Carrie F.

    Photoblitz

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    The Photoblitz challenge was very interesting to say the least. I definitely think my creativity and my photography skills increased. To me, perspective and interpretation were key elements in completing these tasks. I definitely enjoyed being able to kind of step out of the box and just be creative while working on my photography skills. …
  11. @PabloMccrimmon

    PHOTOBLITZ!

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    My Photoblitz list was: “Music is what feelings sound like.” Make a photo of something musical. A photo that communicates an abandoned or discarded feeling. A photo that looks better in black and white that it did in color. Trees come in all shapes and sizes. Make a photo of an interesting tree. Take a […]
  12. @MasonOberle

    7 Photos in a minute

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    So, My Photoblitz started in my dorm, but eventually took me to places all across the lower side of campus. The first task was to take a picture with my camera at floor level, so I decided to snap a pic of the hallway outside my dorm room. Next, I had to photograph something loud. […]
  13. @ekardos106

    Photoblitz!

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    I really enjoyed the Photoblitz challenge. I completed the first seven tasks it gave me. The first one was to “take a photo of your most valued (non technology) tool”. I took a photo of my screwdriver because it is the tool that I use the most. The second task I got was to “take …
  14. @grace_long88

    photoBLITZ

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    Fabric: we wear it, sleep on it, decorate with it. An interesting cloth design or texture. 2. Take a picture of fire or something that represents fire. 3. Make an abstract or literal photo that expresses how you feel. 4. Take a photo that includes a manufactured product and at
  15. @KendraB999

    Photoblitz

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    After taking these photos for Photoblitz, I realized it is hard to have a specific eye of things you are told to capture. I understand that for many of these exercises people will choose to capture different types of images. Due to perception and interpretation, my idea of an interesting cloth design/texture, may not be […]

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