Still life is a genre in photography that extends back to the past masters of painting.
Its a reflection, or a study of an inanimate subject.
I would have much rather completed the work on my own time, preferably outside. I’ve since learned, thanks to Gretchen Rubin’s , that I respond best to external accountability.
This is why I am constantly taking classes or reading books which layout assignments in photography.
This is a technique which involves using an element of the composition to “frame up”, or draw attention to your subject.
There are many wonderful examples of this throughout the history of photography, yet this technique is rarely taught. Read More Photo Assignment #10 deals with negative space.
In photography, we often take assignments that have us telling a story which is not our own. Our own experiences of the past 7 days, and we can understand what stands out as important to us.
Do this assignment, and see if another photographer can join you.
Read More Finally we have the 3rd assignment that takes inspiration from cinematography.
Photo Assignment #4 is to work with high-angle shooting as your approach.