Class Field Trip yields photos and prizes

Last week we changed it up in class. J337, Photovisual Communications, took a field trip. We started at the Horseshoe in the center of campus. Students had 75 minutes, the entire class time, to take photos, edit and turn them in. It was a gorgeous spring day, and we were all happy to get out of the Coliseum classroom.

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J337 photo class spring 2014

Students had several themes they could photograph. I was really impressed with students’ images taken in such a short time.

Yesterday local photographer Jeff Blake came to class to critique their images. He gave away prizes for the best image in each category.

And the winners are…

“Three”
1- Michael Tolbert (This photo also won Best in Show. Way to go Michael!)
2- Anne Almand
3- Jenn Drozd
HM- Krystina Simms
HM- Anne Almand

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“Three”: 1st place photo by Michael Tolbert

 

Pineapple
1- Kristen Sheetz
2- Marjorie Sliker
3- Krystina Simms

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Pineapple: 1st place photo by Kristin Sheetz

 

Stop Action
1- Emily Blank
2- Marjorie Sliker
3- Jenn Drozd

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Stop Action: 1st place photo by Emily Blank

 

People
1- Marjorie Sliker (This photo also won the Best Photojournalism award. Yay Marjorie!)
2- Kristin Sheetz
3- Krystina Simms

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People: 1st place photo by Marjorie Sliker

 

Jeff also gave an award for the photo that took the most patience. It went to Krystina Simms.

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The image that took the most patience, to wait as the meter timer turned to the correct number for the theme “3.” Photo by Krystina Simms

 

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