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#PhotographIt Day One

The #PhotographIt challenge returned, sending everyone in my journalism class scrambling to take a photo to match the prompt: “Diane Arbus said ‘A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.’ Show me a secret’s secret.”

A secret about this photograph: there are three candles in the shot.

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#PHOTOGRAPHIT: WEEK THREE

For some rain might ruin a pool day. For this guy it just makes it that much better.
For some rain might ruin a pool day. For this guy it just makes it that much better.

Like I said last week: my journalism teacher started a new photo project where she will tweet a prompt and we (her students) will answer with a photo using #PhotographIt.

Week Three’s quote: “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” -Ansel Adams

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#PHOTOGRAPHIT: WEEK TWO

The camera might have captured a moment where he looked steady on his feet but in reality he was mid stumble.
The camera might have captured a moment where he looked steady on his feet but in reality he was mid stumble.

Like I said last week: my journalism teacher started a new photo project where she will tweet a prompt and we (her students) will answer with a photo using #PhotographIt.

Week Two’s quote: “The camera is a liar. It shows everything. It shows nothing. It reveals only what we want. Often, what we see is seen only from a window, moving past and then gone. One window. My window. If you had been here, chances are you would have seen things differently.”

For a second this boy looked like he was easily coasting down the street on skates and that was the moment the camera captured. If I had taken this this photo a second later the camera would have shown something entirely different- him almost falling.

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#PhotographIt: Week One

I forgot my keys today and had to stand in the rain quite a while- resulting in this photo from where I took shelter.
I forgot my keys today and had to stand in the rain quite a while- resulting in this photo from where I took shelter.

My journalism teacher started a new photo project where she will tweet a prompt and we (her students) will answer with a photo using #PhotographIt. Week One’s quote: “It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself.” –Kevin Spacey in ‘American Beauty’

I was surprised I managed to take this photo with my phone camera- and that it didn’t come out a blurry mess- but was also surprised at how cleansing walking in the rain was.