Latham Park 30 Second Video

For class, I was assigned to record still video at Latham Park, Elon’s baseball field. I recorded footage of a variety of parts of the baseball field without moving the camera during the actual recording. Fortunately, I filmed at a time that some baseball players were doing batting practice a few hours before their game, which gave me the opportunity to film some interesting shots.

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COM 220 Magazine Covers

For class, we had to create two magazine covers. One using one of our own pictures (left) the other using pictures from the Internet (right). I chose to make my own magazine along with using my own picture, and struggled a bit to create a magazine I felt fit professional standards. However, I found it easier to use Sports Illustrated as a template to create a magazine, and enjoyed that process much more.

Event: COM 220 Photography Project

For my COM 220: Creating Multimedia Content class, I had to take different pictures of an event. I chose to take pictures of the Elon Women’s Lacrosse game vs. #9 Notre Dame. I was able to stand by the fence and take pictures of their pre-game warmups to get some shots of players in action. I was also able to get a wide shot of the field before the game, and pictures of Notre Dame players’ equipment at the end of the game. While the Phoenix lost 16-7, it was a fun experience to take pictures of the game.

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Portraits: COM 220 Photography Project

For my COM 220: Creating Multimedia Content class, I had to take staged and candid shots of different people. I chose to take candids during a filming of One on One Sports, and separately took staged pictures of a few of my friends. It was fun taking candid pictures and seeing what I could capture without any kind of planning of what the final product might be.

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Objects and a Place: COM 220 Photography Project

For my COM 220: Creating Multimedia Content class, I had to take pictures of three objects and seven pictures of a place, with varying angles and types of shots. The three objects I chose were a deck of Supergirl playing cards (because I enjoy card games and superheroes), a Connor McDavid Funko figure (because I’m a huge hockey fan and he’s a talented young player), and a pair of Rayban sunglasses (because I love the summer time). The place I chose was the Oaks building on campus, where I took pictures inside and outside the surrounding area. In this project, I utilized different techniques such as shallow depth of field, emphasis, unity, and perception.

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