Looking Back and Moving Forward by RidgeTop, journal
Looking Back and Moving Forward
Felt like writing a bit about where I am as an art student and where I'm intending to go. I really enjoyed taking my first university art classes these last couple semesters. During the fall I took Photography 1 and Drawing 1, and followed with Painting 1 and Interior Design in the Spring. I learned a very great deal from the instructors of these classes, and I feel that my skills are improving little by little. I was continuously surprised at how well some of my projects turned out when completed, even after frustrations and self-doubt crept in throughout the process.
Artistic self-confidence is something I've struggled with; in the past I
After about three years using the Nikon D60, and a month of trying out the Nikon D5100, I've decided to go back to the makers of my first DSLR camera: Canon. I recently picked up the Canon Rebel T3i after returning my recently purchased Nikon D5100. Both manufacturers make excellent cameras, and I think it's more personal preference than anything else, but when I compared older shots I had taken with the XTi to more recent ones taken with the D60 or D5100, I just liked the look better from Canon. Going into this fall semester, I'll be honing my skills through a photography course, as well as practicing more on my own. Hopefully before too