I create, therefore I am

“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating.” – Henri Bergson.
Photo from a stop-frame animation by fotologic/CC/flickr

TOPIC: Free

TO DO DURING THE BREAK: An original story of a standard that can be published on the Sydney TAFE Media news site. It can be told any way you like – a series of photos, a written story, a video, a radio podcast. Post your story on your WordPress and tweet the link (mention me – @babelfishes) when it’s done. NB: This is entirely voluntary – it’s not my style to set homework for holidays. But just in case you wanted something to do ๐Ÿ™‚ )

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Telling a story with Instagram

A snapshot of the Humans of New York Instagram account.
A snapshot of the Humans of New York Instagram account.

If you’ve been using Instagram for a while, you would be aware of a very successful (and oftenย very beautiful) account called Humans of New York. The Insta account has now grown to include a web page, Facebook page, and a book. It’s also spawned possibly thousands ofย storytelling sites just like it.

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MoPho portfolio exercises

Happy, Sydney Opera House. Photo ยฉ Verity Chambers
Happy, Sydney Opera House. Photo ยฉ Verity Chambers

A list of our weekly exercises, which you’ll need to post as a portfolio of work in a gallery on your WordPress sites for assessment. Feel free to interpret each in any way you want to, though the theme of each photograph should be clear to a viewer.

You can also do more than one photo for each theme. The more we shoot, the better we get ๐Ÿ™‚

#silhouette
#emotion
#reflection
#portrait by a window
#heat
#lines
#high key (not the musical kind!)
#low key (^ Ditto)
#autumn
#love
#rule of thirds