sharing my angle

This is a photo I took while working at Camp Ozark in Mt. Ida, Arkansas last summer. I was a photographer there for about 3 solid months. It’s a nice silhouette of a counselor and two campers on a soft gradient sunset. At the time of this shot these guys were on a ropes course about 25 feet off the ground. The ropes course was one of my favorite places to shoot because of the beautiful lighting. The sun would peak through the trees at different angles making for really great views. I honestly don’t remember the thought I put into this shot before taking it, it was most likely a lucky press of the finger. To me, the strongest part is the color, I’m a sucker for smooth natural gradients. I love this photo because of the memories that comes with it, I think back to all the good times I had that summer and look forward to being there again in a few months.

“Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.” – Ambrose Bierce

About Me

I was born and raised in Chapin, SC, out on Lake Murray. I’ve been in and around Columbia all my life but have only recently started falling in love with it. I enjoy exploring it by night cruising on a long board. I took a film photography class in high school that kick started my passion for photography. We made pinhole cameras and learned the whole darkroom process, it was really fun. I started college as a media arts major so I was taking photo and video courses, figuring out how to use cameras and my craft as an operator. Currently I have a Canon rebel t5 with a few lenses as well as a DJI phantom 3. For post-production I use the Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier Pro, etc.).

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“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  – Henry David Thoreau

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