The Best of the Best

While searching for inspiration for my final photo series, I decided to look at some of the work from the best photographers in history. As I looked through hundreds of photos from hundreds of photographers, I chose three photographers that really impacted my way of approaching my photography. They did not inspire the way I … More The Best of the Best

Suffocated

For my final photo project, I am creating a series of portraits that depict different mental illnesses. The photo above is meant to visually communicate general anxiety. My subject, Jack Hyland, has been a good friend of mine since high school, and I really wanted my models for this project to be close friends on … More Suffocated

Family Fame

In 2016, when I first began this blog, one of my first posts was about one of my closest childhood friends, Malachi Gerard. Since that post, Kai has evolved into a very recognized name in the snowboarding community, as his little brother, Red Gerard, recently won the gold medal for men’s slop style snowboarding at … More Family Fame

Inspired

For my final project, in possibly the last photography class I will even take, I plan to visually highlight various mental illnesses in the way that I perceive them. I struggle from PTSD and an anxiety disorder, myself, and I know many other people who suffer from different mental illnesses. I have lost friends and … More Inspired

Photoshop Magic

This week, we were given the above photograph to correct in photoshop. We learned about the steps in which we should tackle this project. The first step, after rotating the image if need be, is to decide if the photo should be cropped. For this assignment, I decided to crop the photo so that the … More Photoshop Magic

Landscape Legend

I recently started reading a book, called Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll. The book is a basic manual that teachers readers about aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. It also serves as a history book, as it shows and explains the style of many famous photographers. Last night, I read … More Landscape Legend

The History of Me

My name is Sam Wolf, and I’m from Cleveland, Ohio. I am a Visual Communications major here, and am in my last semester. After graduation, I hope to move to Chicago to work as a Digital Media Specialist at a young, growing company. Photography has been a large part of my life since I was … More The History of Me