Monday afternoon I got “schooled” by a 21 year old on photography. Chance stopped by the office to visit. Chance was a student I knew in high school. He saw that I had one of my photos framed and on the shelf. It was a picture I am proud of, taken at the boat launch near our lake house. It was a foggy morning and someone had chained their boat to our auxiliary boat launch. I loved the tranquil scene.
Chance took one look at my picture, told me I did a good job, then proceeded to tell me what he would have done differently. He suggested I get a little lower when I photograph the shot. Now I wouldn’t take that from most people, i mean I liked it enough to frame it, but this kid knows his stuff. I am buying two of his photographs for my office. You know what a tightwad I am, so that should tell you how good they are.
I did not post my photo after his comments, but I will be taking some more soon.
We live in the same area, see the same things and yet he makes the ordinary into art.
It is not that he has the best camera. He took this shot with his phone.
The other pictures are from locations near where I live.
He can give me photography suggestions any time he wants to. Check out his work at Photos by Chance