Well it’s been some time since I’ve updated my blog. The spring was a very busy time as I had to write my PhD qualifying exam which was a very challenging. Here are some photographs from Champaign-Urbana, IL and Chicago, IL. March 2012 in Urbana, IL My street in the Historic East Urbana neighborhood. A [...]
Over the past several days I have been reflecting on my progress in Joseph Squier’s Writing with Video course. The class is one of my favorites at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as it promotes daily engagement with creativity alongside the video-making research process. This semester re-engaging with photography and art/video-making has been […]
The notion of home is very important to me. For the past year and a half my life has been in transition between the move to Illinois, start of my Phd, subsequent divorce, and home renovations. More than anything else I want a home to share and call my own. The house is slowly getting [...]
Can you identify one strength that you have discovered over the past five weeks? -This class has reignited my love of photographing objects from my daily life. It is now something I do daily and passionately. It is a pleasure to interact and share with the instagram video community. I’ve discovered that how I [...]
For our Writing with Video module 3 I would like to do an extension of my first film and question the relationship between art-making and art education. Within the field practitioners are often encouraged to promote art educational research over art-making practice. This dichotomy is unfortunately aligned with the expression “those that can’t do teach”. [... […]
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I agree with the photographer on this one. Any photos taken are property of the photographer. Without consent from the photographer the image should not be downloaded and especially should not be posted without a photo credit. I am a photographer myself and it is wrong for people to assume just because you have photographed them that they own the rights to t […]
You are completely incorrect. You do not need a model release of any photograph that was taken in a public setting, otherwise no one would ever be able to take a picture for the newspaper. If this was a yearbook photo that was in a controlled setting (e.g. the little portraits that are done), she already gave her implicit model release when she sat for the p […]