Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 70,300   Posts: 1,536,022   Online: 1071
      
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: series question

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Chicago
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    41

    series question

    I just have a quick question...I wanted to get anyone's opion on this who cares to reply.

    I am a photo student and final consists of a series of six photographs and I can't seem to make a decision, since I like them all. So let me know what you like the best out of these subjects. All the photos were taken on a roadtrip through Massachusetts.

    1. Marblehead, MA - coastal scenes...fishing town
    2. The Berkshires

    or

    3. Abandoned homes, buildings, etc...of Amherst, MA

    I am currently working on Marblehead, MA as some of you might know from the discussion on how to liven up the prints....but it wouldnt be like me not to change my mind at the last minute.

  2. #2
    Andy K's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Sunny Southend, England.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    9,422
    Images
    81
    All of those appeal to me. As far as deciding which to use? That can only be your decision.

    Speaking for myself, I never choose a subject to photograph with what others might like in mind. I only photograph what I like.

    I know that isn't very helpful, but its all I got!

    Good luck with your final, I'm sure you'll work it out.

    A.


    -----------My Flickr-----------
    Anáil nathrach, ortha bháis is beatha, do chéal déanaimh.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Portland, OR, USA
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    243
    Images
    6
    I would say it could depend upon the actual images you have. Care to show us any? I would think you would want to use a series that would showcase your strongest prints.

  4. #4
    Gustavo_Castilla's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Bryan Texas
    Shooter
    Large Format
    Posts
    890
    Images
    143

    Must see

    Hi I agree it will be best to see them all
    one thing to keep in mind is that the Images are consistent and work together if you have to show them as a group in the other hand if they do not ,I suggest that they be far apart from each other, as to show case your talent
    my 2 cents.
    Gustavo Castilla
    We are not moved by things ,
    but by the views we take of them.
    Epictitus.
    My site
    My flicker page
    Facebook
    Contact

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Chicago
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    41
    Thanks Andy and Oriecat...i too only photograph what i like...the problem is that I like them all a lot...i think the strongest would have to be the abandoned buildings...however, I really like the beauty of Marblehead and the wintery chaos of the Berkshires...which are strong too...I took about 350 photos during this trip and weeded out 18 of my favorite.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Chicago
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    41
    I really wish i could post them online so you can take a look...all i have right now is, um...rough drafts...i am going in tomorrow to print the 6 I choose...and I have to get it done tomorrow to hand in next week...so i dont think i have time to get them on here for you guys to see.

  7. #7
    geraldatwork's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Hicksville, NY
    Shooter
    35mm RF
    Posts
    414
    Images
    24
    As others said you have to go with what you feel more comfortable with. My choice would be the abandoned buildings.
    "When elephants fight it is the grass that suffers"
    African proverb

    IRAQNAM is Bush's legacy

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Posts
    5,236
    Images
    9
    You were having trouble getting the look you want with the marblehead stuff. I would not attempt that. If you find them dull and are having doubts that is all you need to say no to them. The others, I assume, are not having that problem. Stand back and take a look at them. Which is your eye drawn too. Go with your gut and skip the stress of pulling something from out of prints that may not be there.
    Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy. Pope Paul VI

    So, I think the "greats" were true to their visions, once their visions no longer sucked. Ralph Barker 12/2004

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Chicago
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    41
    yeah...i think i am giving up on the marblehead stuff...its nice and all...but its not doing anything for me...so right now its between the berkshires and the abandoned
    buildings...earlier i was leaning toward the berkshires...but i am swaying to the buildings...you gotta love abandoned buildings...each one has its own story. its been done a million times...but i do have an affinity for them.

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Chicago
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    41
    Hey...if anyone was wondering I printed my series today..and went with the abandoned buildings...i think they turned out pretty good. but we shall see. I will post them online round about 1/15 or so...since they will be in the hands of my professor until then.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin