Summer Shenanigans

I’ve been terribly remiss! Over the past few months, I’ve often thought of dashing off a quick blog post. But then I get busy with school papers and the next thing I know it’s June and I haven’t posted in months! It occurred to me recently that being “too busy” writing was a pretty poor … More Summer Shenanigans

To shoot or not to shoot: photojournalism and the 1st Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances (U.S. Constitution).   Hopefully, most of us are familiar with … More To shoot or not to shoot: photojournalism and the 1st Amendment

10 photography techniques and what I learned

My professor handed me an assignment sheet with a deceptively easy set of directions: take one good shot showing each of the following photography techniques: 1. Shallow depth of field 2. Full depth of field 3. Stopped action 4. Blurred action 5. Panned action 6. Rule of thirds 7. Perspective 8. Silhouette 9. Extreme light … More 10 photography techniques and what I learned


9/20/17 Playing with shutter speed and depth of field on campus.  I tried a few exposures to keep the sky blue, water sharp and background blurry.

Rubik’s Cube of Social Media

9/17/17 Maintaining ‘professionally acceptable’ social media platforms is as simple, or complex, as a Rubik’s Cube. It all depends on how well one plays the game. Whilst my advisers’ and professors’ suggestions to setup separate accounts for personal and professional platforms makes sense from an academic and HR perspective; it’s not platform practical. I’m a … More Rubik’s Cube of Social Media