The joy of photographing a giant, public event is having more things going around you to photograph than you can handle. For once, you get to pick and choose. I had a lot of fun gunning around with my camera last year, and it was not too different this time around.
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. Continue reading
Some people like the idea of taking candid/street photographs, but are often timid about it. Better yet, they feel guilty because they think they’re violating someone! Continue reading