Snapshot vs. Fine Art?

Can you guess which of these is considered a snapshot and which is considered fine art?

image by Keith Carter

Photograph courtesy of National Gallery of Art. read more here.

image by Weegee

image by Henri Cartier Bresson

image courtesy of the Massachusetts Family Institute.
image by Elinor Carucci.

image by Nan Goldin

image courtesy of the Burns Archive


Spring 2012 begins...

image by Lisa Robinson

It does not feel like Spring outside...
...yet here we are, beginning our Spring 2012 photography course!

Welcome Class, to your Blog!

For the first week it is important for you to get adjusted to all the technology you will be using in this class.

Reviewing your camera manual and getting adjusted to using your camera's manual functions is the first priority. If you no longer have a copy of your manual, I suggest searching for it on google and you will likely find a digital copy to use.

In this class you will be using SUNY Ulster's Apple computers. I suggest using this link to learn the many keyboard shortcuts available to help make your workflow as easy as possible:
Apple keyboard shortcuts

In addition, I do recommend that you review the links on this blog. Many of them will lead you to artist websites, where you can review their portfolios. It is imperative to look at as much photography as possible during this class. The more you see, the better you will be able to get as an artist.

Keep checking in to this blog throughout the semester. I will continuously post important information for the class.