As a member of the University student press, I had a unique opportunity of working in the Film Festival as press.
Unlike most freelancers or full-time photographer/videographers, our staff is hilariously outgunned and unexperienced. It was both intimidating and hysterical to work alongside working pros. The positive side of it all, would be that it was a humbling experience for the working pros we worked with: them seeing college students trying to strive for the industry standard result with sub-standard experience and equipment. Read More
My boredom is starting to really get out of hand. I have three more weeks until school starts again. (God save me)
I’ve been looking into different aspect ratios. 3:2 feels a bit… weird, for me. It feels rather long and makes me feel uneasy when composing. It’s just not compatible with the way I observe, in that there is just too much negative space no matter what I try to do. So I’m using the grids in my viewfinder as a guide to see if I can make something more usable with more square-ish comp. Read More
These elements of design that I like to call ‘the perceptive elements’ are not as objective as the previously discussed elements. I say as such because the observation of such are often influenced by the perceptive interpretation by one’s mind, which is culmination of lifetime of personalised events and visual experiences. Read More
I make it a point to not share personal detail on my blog unless it provides necessary context.
With that being said, I should prelude this post by saying that amongst the difficult stuff that’s been plaguing my life the past few weeks is a cancer scare.
There is a fairly big and seriously annoying ulcer that has been sitting in my inner jaw that has been coming and going for the past few years: It hurts when my teeth touch it, and it is itchy as hell when left alone. I extracted my wisdom teeth to remove any source of irritation, but it decided to be rather stubborn at healing away; forming lumps and bleeding (quite profusely) in the process. Read More