Adrian College Photography

The Adrian College Photography page is a place for AC photographers to connect with the world. Its also where we keep in touch with photography graduates and photography friends.

Everyone is welcome! We Adrian College photographers work hard to build portfolios. We work in the small town Adrian, Michigan. Great things come in small packages, so check out what we do. Questions about our photography program, contact Professor Garin Horner.

Operating as usual

04/22/2022

In photography, it is he who is responsible for the majority of mindless photographs. He is the joiner, the imitator, the photographer who plays it safe. Such people have surrendered their individuality in exchange for approval, approval by the system, the organization, public opinion, their fellows at the photo club. They have succumbed to fads and trends, they are
the in-people who belong to a group or school, and they look down on anybody who does not belong.

(Feininger 1974 p. 136)
from The Tao of Photography

04/22/2022

"Constricted by pre-set images, such photographers mechanically attempt to reproduce a rigid, preestablished vision, thereby forestalling the possibility of new discoveries. Their awareness is saturated with expectations which block the possibility of seeing the unexpected."

-The Tao of Photography

The Invisible Light: Photographic "Writing" - Apogee Photo Magazine 04/04/2022

The Invisible Light: Photographic "Writing" - Apogee Photo Magazine

Really cool information on color temperature!

One example that may help us understand how we perceive, even when we don’t realize we’re doing it, is the lighting technique often used in different areas of a supermarket. The meat section is generally lit up by a low reading of °K (3.000-3.500). We don’t consciously see the warm tone of the light, but we get the impression of a blood-red, tasty cut of meat, all the same. Then, once at home, we open the package to discover the same slice of meat appears to be a completely different color.

The bread bakery section is normally lit up by a slightly higher CT (4.000-4.500). These temperatures make the product seem to be surrounded by a golden-yellow color. Detergent products are lit by an even higher CT (more than 6.500). Here the dominant hue is light blue, conveying a sensation of cleanliness. The choice of a suitable CT becomes a useful marketing tool to guide the client through his/her perception of a product and its color, even though the perception is different from reality.

If we can use CT effectively in a supermarket, why can’t we use it in photography, since the CT can be varied by adjusting the White Balance. Indeed, a White Balance adjustment favors the creation of an image without any dominance, so it favors a correct one. However, by intentionally changing it, the WB can be an excellent instrument to use to transfer a different perception of the snapped reality.

https://www.apogeephoto.com/the-invisible-light-photographic-writing/

The Invisible Light: Photographic "Writing" - Apogee Photo Magazine Photography (from the Greek language: photos, meaning light, and graphein, meaning writing) was intended as a chance to fix an object using light to permanently reproduce its visual traits onto [read more]

Why every photographer should try film 03/16/2022

Why every photographer should try film

Why every photographer should try film Digital photographers who go analog can learn a lot about their craft. Here's how film can make you fall in love with photography again.

The chilling story behind Sally Mann’s award-winning tintypes - Amateur Photographer 03/15/2022

The chilling story behind Sally Mann’s award-winning tintypes - Amateur Photographer

THE CHILLING STORY BEHIND SALLY MANN’S AWARD-WINNING TINTYPES

The chilling story behind Sally Mann’s award-winning tintypes - Amateur Photographer A set tintypes by celebrated American photographer, Sally Mann, of a swamp with a dark history won a top award. Peter Dench finds out more

How a National Geographic Photographer Selects the Best Images From a Shoot 01/05/2022

How a National Geographic Photographer Selects the Best Images From a Shoot

How a National Geographic Photographer Selects the Best Images From a Shoot Capturing hundreds of images on a shoot is easy. Culling a large number of images down to a handful of keepers is a time-consuming and often mentally difficult process for an artist. In this video, originally posted by Wired, photographer Steve Winter takes us through his thought process as he reduc...

How to Begin Making Money With Your Photography 12/20/2021

How to Begin Making Money With Your Photography

Make some money with that camera!

How to Begin Making Money With Your Photography It takes a lot of hard work to become proficient enough with a camera, lighting, and post-processing that you can consistently produce compelling, high-quality images, but translating that to a thriving business is another skill entirely. If you are ready to start bringing in money for your photogra...

Photographs by artist Eric Pickersgill — REMOVED 11/17/2021

Photographs by artist Eric Pickersgill — REMOVED

Photographs by artist Eric Pickersgill — REMOVED Removed is a photographic series that explores the way personal devices play a role in society, relationships, and the body. Artist Eric Pickersgill physically removes screens from the hands of his subjects. The resulting images cause the viewer to question their own relationship to technology. Remo

10/17/2021
I Can’t Wait for This Photography Simulator Video Game to Be Released 09/24/2021

I Can’t Wait for This Photography Simulator Video Game to Be Released

I Can’t Wait for This Photography Simulator Video Game to Be Released Photographers and gamers, would you play a wildlife photography simulator? At first glance, it seems cheesy, but when I watched the trailer for Photography Simulator, it actually looks fun and engaging. I researched the game to learn more about it and share why you might enjoy this game too. Photogr...

Perspective | This new book highlights the work of 100 female street photographers 07/31/2021

Perspective | This new book highlights the work of 100 female street photographers

Perspective | This new book highlights the work of 100 female street photographers “Women Street Photographers” shows how times are changing in a traditionally male dominated field.

Victorian Influencers 'Facetuned' Photos Long Before Instagram 07/27/2021

Victorian Influencers 'Facetuned' Photos Long Before Instagram

Victorian Influencers 'Facetuned' Photos Long Before Instagram A look at the early age of 'facetuning' and photo manipulation, which was a common part of photography in the Victorian era.

10 Cannabis Photographers Who Have Changed the Game 04/22/2021

10 Cannabis Photographers Who Have Changed the Game

A whole new photography industry!

10 Cannabis Photographers Who Have Changed the Game Here's a list of eight outstanding cannabis photographers who have made waves in the cannabis industry throughout the years.

01/09/2021

Congratulations to Lauren Yankee for being the new "Photographer of the Week", which sometimes lasts for several weeks!

The Kamoinge legacy: the black photographers who changed the game 01/07/2021

The Kamoinge legacy: the black photographers who changed the game

The Kamoinge legacy: the black photographers who changed the game

The Kamoinge legacy: the black photographers who changed the game A new exhibition shines a light on the long-running collective of photographers who started documenting black culture in the 60s and haven’t stopped since

cnn.com 12/15/2020

The 'longest-ever photo exposure' has been found -- inside a drink can

cnn.com A photo tracking the sun's cycles over more than eight years -- believed to be the longest exposure image ever taken -- has been discovered inside a cider can.

fstoppers.com 12/08/2020

What Are the Specs of the Human Eye?

Experiments that yield the specs for the human eye:

130 Megapixel resolution
20,000 x 6,500 pixels
35mm-ish sensor
Over 500 Frames per second resolution
Dynamic Range: 21 Stops
3- Stage ISO
Low Light: 16000 ISO
Daylight: 1-1000 ISO
Night vision: 8000,000 ISO

Pretty amazing equipment we have!

fstoppers.com There is a lot of conflicting information about how humans perceive the world. Some people say that the human eye cannot perceive more than 60 frames per second, while the abundance of high refresh rate monitors and phones seems to contradict that. So, just how high resolution and how fast is the hu...

12/06/2020
dailymail.co.uk 10/30/2020

Siblings hilariously recreate photographs from their childhood

dailymail.co.uk The brothers and sisters in these pictures have embraced their every bad haircut and ill-fitting outfit to perfectly recreate their most embarrassing family snaps as adults.

apple.news 09/20/2020

'They used my picture and I should've got paid for it' — BBC News

'They used my picture and I should've got paid for it'

apple.news Some call them copyright trolls, but these companies say they defend photographers' rights.

boredpanda.com 09/18/2020

Photographer Forms Landscapes Using Just Human Bodies And The Result Looks Majestic (13 Pics)

Photographer Forms Landscapes Using Just Human Bodies And The Result Looks Majestic

boredpanda.com Carl Warner considers himself a 'photographic illustrator', one who creates something from nothing or transforms one thing into another rather than simply capturing it. And if you want to find out what that means, look no further than his series called Bodyscapes.

theguardian.com 07/14/2020

Strange scenes in Belgian windows – in pictures

theguardian.com Photographer Jean-Luc Feixa captures weird and wonderful objects looking out from Belgian homes

07/01/2020

Acorn TV Original | Dead Still | Official Trailer

Dead Still - Looks like a MUST SEE for all photographers!

online.flippingbook.com 06/16/2020

FotoNostrum Issue No.4 EN

If you haven't seen the latest issue of FotoNostrom, take a look:
https://online.flippingbook.com/view/928095/202-203/

online.flippingbook.com

06/16/2020

Recreating the "great outdoors" in miniature

When COVID-19 hit, all of travel photographer Erin Sullivan's far-flung gigs dried up, so she started photographing tiny nature scenes inside her Los Angeles apartment

aperture.org 06/11/2020

George Floyd, Gordon Parks, and the Ominous Power of Photographs

aperture.org From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter, can images help fight injustice?

05/02/2020

Faces Places | Official US Trailer | Academy Award Nominee

Movie that is coming in October about world renowned photographer JR. We have to see it!!!

Opening select theaters beginning October 6. 89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French pho...

lensculture.com 05/01/2020

COVID-19 Resources for Photographers - Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture

lensculture.com We’ve compiled a big list of resources available to the global photography community as we navigate uncertain times: Find financial support, enroll in an online course, discover some new inspiration, or join a virtual community

04/09/2020

Congratulations to the new Photographers of the Week, Nyle Rosenbaum and Emily Dupont!

04/09/2020

Emily Dupont

drive.google.com 04/05/2020

Shelter in Place.pdf

Many Great Photographers made images in their own houses - take a look for some inspiration!

drive.google.com

phlearn.com 03/30/2020

COVID-19 Free Resources for Photographers & Creatives

phlearn.com We have compiled the resources we have found so far and will continue to add more every day!

03/27/2020

Inspiration from Sam Abell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGWaeZ-JsRI

Sam Abell is a gifted and insightful teacher, an expressive artist, and a sensitive photographer who learned photography from his father, Thad Abell. Sam wor...

lensculture.com 02/07/2020

LensCulture - Free Guides

Hello Y'all. LensCulture is offering six photo guides that you might like, all for 😀 FREE 📸✨. Here is where the download links are: https://www.lensculture.com/photography-free-guides

lensculture.com Discover and share the best in contemporary photography

expertphotography.com 01/10/2020

20 Awesome Photography Facts We Bet You Didn't Know!

expertphotography.com Want to know why people didn't smile in old photos, and just how much photographers love capturing their cats? Look no further than our photography facts!

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Mahan Center For Art And Design, 110 South Madison St
Adrian, MI
49221

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We love to practice all kinds of photography, whether it be Chemical Processes, Darkroom, Without a Camera, or Digital Capture. We are also open to trying any kind of process, as long as it creates an image.

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