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Ghosts

by Luke Nelson 9/16/2020 For several months I had been seeing what other photographers could do with a slow shutter speed, and I wanted to try my hand at it. Then, one day, as I was scrolling through WordPress, I found a page by a photographer who was journaling her learning experience, and one ofContinue reading “Ghosts”

The Magazine Collection

Luke Nelson After seeing the “Vogue Challenge” circulate on social media, I wanted to try it out for myself. I did about a two hour-long photo session with my little brother, who did various actions like stand or lie down in the sprinklers, go on our trampoline, and play with the hose. I sorted throughContinue reading “The Magazine Collection”

Black Water

Luke Nelson I was eating dinner at my friend’s house when he spontaneously decided to go night swimming with his little brother and my little brother. While they were in the water, I realized this would be a perfect opportunity for some great photos, but I didn’t have my camera with me so I hadContinue reading “Black Water”

The Skate Collection

Luke Nelson These first two photos were part of a much larger collection, but I took them awhile back when I was only just starting photography, so I don’t think they are as good as some of my more recent work. Nevertheless, I thought these two were certainly the best in the group. These nextContinue reading “The Skate Collection”

The Bulb Collection

Luke Nelson The first two photos in this collection were part of a photography class assignment where we were introduced to the “Bulb” setting on our cameras. I went outside, set my camera up on a tripod, and had my mom hold a line of Christmas lights and swing them in a circular motion. IContinue reading “The Bulb Collection”

The Candle Collection

In my photography class, my teacher asked us to take photos using window patterns created by sunlight leaking through, and I decided my subject was going to be a candle. But as I was completing the assignment, I started just taking photos of the candle for fun and got some really cool pictures. You mayContinue reading “The Candle Collection”

A Lone Gas Station

These two photos were taken at a gas station en route to Mammoth Mountain. The lighting outside was perfect, as it was at the time of day known as “blue hour” where lights make a beautiful contrast and mix with the dark blue sky.

The Red Collection

This is a series of photos I took at a little diner near my house that had an interesting, vivid red coat. I wanted my subject to be wearing color that contrasted heavily with the red paint, so a yellow shirt was perfect. By coincidence, the yellow shirt also created a cool reflection off theContinue reading “The Red Collection”


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