VSAR 440- Camille Seaman Video

After watching the short video of Camille Seaman and the Polar Ice/Storm Chaser video. Camille Seaman is an American photographer, who captures the changing effects of nature as well as the environment itself. I found that Seaman really cares about what she does and you can see that in her work she does. During the…

VSAR 440- Richard Misrach & Guillermo Galindo: Border Cantos Video

Since class was cancelled this week, we got assigned to watch a video on Border Cantos. This video was mainly about the photographer Misrach and his work with landscape that captured border walls as well. Misrach has worked on this project for the past 10 years with the involvement of Guillermo Galindo who from Mexico…

VSAR 440-Martin Luther King Jr.

For homework my class was told to shoot a series of Magic Hour photos. For my magic hour photos, I shot some photos at a local park called Martin Luther King Jr. in Oceanside, CA. The sky was kinda dark and it just finished raining, so it did not help with the whole sunshine part,…

VSAR 440- Ansel Adams Film

During our class, we watched Ansel Adams, which is basically other artists and people talking about who Ansel Adams was a famous photographer in the the late 1920’s and 1930’s as well as a environmentalist. He was born in San Francisco, California. The film goes on to talk about Ansel Adams love for nature wanting…

VSAR 440-Series of Landscape-Hosp Grove Park

For our homework we were told to go to a local park, preserve, or lagoon for our shoot. I went to Hosp Grove Park because its very nature base, a lot of wild flowers, vegetation, and ponds.  

VSAR 440-Double Peak Park Photo Shoot

Today’s class we went to Double Peak Park for a photo shoot of nature. I really loved how we got to get different shots not just of the view of  CSUSM but of trees and the sunset. Overall it was refreshing the views and the wind.  

VSAR 440- MOPA- Inspired by John Gossage

For this week’s homework, Our Photography professor told us to go visit the Prix Pictet exhibition which is located in MOPA in Balboa Park, San Diego. We were told to choose an artist who inspires a series of photographs from the list we were given. Which includes, Valerie Belin, Llit Azoulay, Matthew Brandt, Maxim Dondyuk,…

VSAR 440- My Landscape Photos Inspired by Art Wolfe

For our second homework assignment for VSAR 440, we were told to post photographs we shot that were inspired by either Burtynsky or Art Wolfe. I choose Art Wolfe as my inspiration because he does a lot of nature based photography as well as landscape photography with ocean views or water based views. Which also…

VSAR 440- Chasing Ice by James Balog

For one of our two homework assignments for VSAR 440, we were told to watch the documentary Chasing Ice by James Balog, in the beginning of the documentary, we see the news talking about natural disasters, such as Hurricane Irene which cost the US 7 billion dollars in damages in 2011. The documentary goes into…

Weaving the World Together

During our class, we watched a short film about weaving, weaving is normally done with tule plants. Tule is a long string like plant, very sturdy if one wishes to use it to make a basket for gathering berries and other native plants. Many natives who live in California still use the old traditions, as…