This blog has been created so that students at OHS can have a place to share their photos on a regular basis. We welcome any constructive critism, as well as positive feedback.

Thursday, May 27, 2010


For our portrait assignment I took a picture of my cute grandpa. I had him make a funny face so it would be more unique and more interesting to look at. I think I did a really good job with this photo, I absolutely love it. I wanted to make his wrinkles stand out so I found a tutorialto help me. I created a gitty effect by playing with the curves and messing around with the adjustments. I love how this turned out, this is exactly what I wanted. I like how theres a big amount of contrast and how his eyes standout and match his shirt. Overall, I think this picture turned out really good and I love it. :)
Brianna took this photo.


Makenzie took this photograph.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Sara I. took this photo.


To take the silhouettes, I turned the exposure down on my camera so that most of the detail was lost in the model. I took pictures of her posing and jumping but this one is definitly a combination of them both. She was either about to jump or just coming back down. The arch in her back and the poof in her skirt make her look like a ballerina. I worked on this photo a lot in photoshop because, originally, the picture was tilted with the horizon line running between the corners. I tilted the whole picture until the horizon line was straight, and then cropped a rectangle into it. The corners where then white so I used the Clone Stamp to bring the images out to the edges. I then applied a Gaussian Blur Overlay with an Opacity around 20%.
Lisa took this photograph.

Friday, May 21, 2010


"Nature Walk"
This is the image I used for green. My subject wore a green skirt & had green painted toes to enhance the green effect. I decided to place the subject in the grass to portray a calming effect. As if you're taking a nature walk through the woods. I enhanced the shadow, contrast and saturation of the image. There was originally an ipod in this piece, but it took away from the focal point to I clone stamped it out.
Zoe took this photograph.

Thursday, May 20, 2010


For sale: NOTECARDS! Perfect for thank-yous and other thoughtful messages.

The photographs are signed originals taken by the Advanced Photography class.
Each set comes with 8 different photographs mounted on notecards, as well as multi-colored-envelopes. There are 3 different sets. Each set is $10.oo (for 8 cards).
Please come to room 253 to purchase them.


I love the lighting in this picture. I used neon glow to enhance the glow of the sun. Its repulsive because its taken in an abandoned building and everything is destroyed. There is broken glass everywhere and garbage. The roof is leaking and the windows are broken out causing water to collect and puddle in the building. I think it is repulsive that people build buildings and use them for a short time then leave them abandoned. Its a waste of material and money.
Emily took this photograph.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Morgan took this photograph.
I really like how this photo turned out. I had her go up against the window, so it looked like she wanted to get out and be set free. I like how there was a reflection of her face in the window and how the colors turned out after doing the lomo effect to it.


Natalie took this photograph.

...::yellow::... I took this picture of my sister Victoria to represent the meaning of yellow. Yellow stands for happiness, joy, and intellectual energy. I have her wearing a black shirt also to stand for sadness. She is holding a yellow rose symbolizing a lost friend, she is looking at it in awe because she is remembering all of the happy memories but yet is sad because her lost loved one is no longer there.


Stevie created this photograph.

Yellow: Yellow may not be the most apparent color, but I feel the meaning of yellow is directly expressed. Chelsea, my great little model, shows energy, happiness, freedom, all things that I feel the color yellow represents.

Green: I like this picture because the green takes up most of the picture and makes Chelsea stand out. I think Green represents youth, newness, growth, and curiosity and I think this picture captures most of those.

Monday, May 17, 2010


Tori posted this photograph.
This first photo of my friend Emily I consider repulsive. Although the girl is beautiful, her face is covered in heavy makeup, hiding her natural beauty. Also her "dumb blonde" look she has on her face makes her seem stupid. While stupidity might not be what is repulsive, the fact that she has a dumb look on her face makes it seem like she is acting dumb which is repulsive. In this photo I clone stamped out some redness on Emily's face and whitened her teeth. I than color burned her lips and eyes to make her makeup look more heavy. I than put an luminosity layer over with a slight blur to soften up the whole photo.


Kayla posted this image.

Thursday, May 13, 2010


Elise's drop.


Logan took this photograph for the attractive and repulsive assessment.


Savannah took this photograph.

I took this photo of an egg yolk being held over grass. Personally, I think eggs are the most disgusting things in the world, whether they're cooked or not. So in my photo, I toned down some of the colors, like the grass and hand, but left the yolk as yellow as possible. I burned all of the creases in the hands, as well as the outside of them, to define them, more. I burned the egg yolk a little bit too, because it made it contrast more. I used two light sources for this photo: a shop light and the sun. I am pretty pleased with the way this photo turned out, as a whole.


John took this photograph.

I chose this photo for attractive, because in my mind skating isn't an attractive thing. People frown upon skaters still. I did an overlay and a screen to make the photo pop.

Monday, May 10, 2010


Colleen took this photograph.
In my photo class we had to take photos of things that are normally repulsive and really gross and then make them attractive. I found this spiderweb on my car and took a picture of it. I view spiderwebs as really gross things. You usually see spiderwebs in dusty rooms or places that have not been cleaned in awhile. I am also very afraid of spiders and think they are also repulsive, so that's why I used this picture. I then used photoshop to make the photo look even more attractive. I used Gaussian Blur to make the web pop even more, and I also messed around with the saturation of the photo. I then used the clone stamp to make the car more of a solid color, and used the blur tool to get rid of some of the distracting rain drops on the car.


Sara I. took this photograph in digital photography.
This picture represents attractive. I was actually outside taking pictures and I saw a deer like across my road and was lucky to get a quick photo before the deer ran away. I like how I framed the deer between the fence and the branches. I played with the colors a little and blured the background around the deer to make the deer stand out better.

Friday, May 7, 2010


This is my drip photo. I used a photo filter on this (colorcross) on a program on my computer. I got the orange in there by using marker ink in the bag of water, and the raindbow in the dip of the water was caught from the light. Overall I like the effect I achiecved with this photo, and I'm happy with how it turned out.
Nathan took this photograph.


This picture is for the assignment for object of still life. I took this picture with a warm light and a cool light. I didn't really change anything about this picture. I really like how this photo turned out and love the shadows that are shown in this picture.
Emily took this photograph.

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Natalie used the blur overlay on this image to make the barn "pop" out of the scene.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


In this Picture I used the filter 'gaussian blur' and changed the blending mode from 'normal' to 'overlay'. I thought this was a good picture to apply this filter to because there is a lot of green and different shades of dark and light so it helps the subject to stand out nicely.

Dominic created this photograph.


Korey created this photograph using the blur/overlay filter.


Lizzy took this photograph.
I thought this would be a good picture to apply this filter [blur] to because it has bright colors. The soybeans turned out really bright and the tree got a lot darker. I like how the sky looks.

Monday, May 3, 2010


Morgan created this photo!

I made this seahorse in eighth grade for a science project. It has been sitting in my closet since the day I brought it home and forgot about it. As I was going through things to use for this project, I found this and thought it would be sweet to take a photo of. The blue in the background almost sets the setting of the seahorse in it's natural habitat.