Monthly Archives: October 2013

Deconstruction of a Scene – No Country for Old Men

Joel and Ethan Coen have mastered the art of filmmaking many times over with their critically acclaimed films such as Fargo and O Brother, Where Art Thou? Each of their directorial and artistic choices map out screenplays and plot twists one could only identify as the Coen brothers. In the film No Country for Old Men, […]

Thrive DC: Prototype Save-the-Date Card

For our final project, we are creating materials for a non-profit organization called Thrive DC. Here is one of my prototype I created for a save-the-date card: My thought process behind this save-the-date card was simple: to keep the information looking clean, percies and noticeable. This translated throughout the whole design in that I wanted […]

Photograph Pre-visualization Proposal – Nan Goldin inspired

Nan Goldin’s photography very much resonated with me. The subject matter she deals with often goes unseen and is rumored to be controversially. Her documentation of the gritty underbelly of society drew me to conceptual understanding of the 1970s and 1980s in New York City. Many of the subcultures she photographed helped define motifs she […]

Reading Reaction: Mediums of Photography

Photojournalism is, in my opinion, one of the most important aspects of history. Without someone there to document happenings not only in writing via captions and descriptions but through images and photographs, the world would not be what it is today nor have recollection of what it was. In reading Forbes’s article Why Times Magazine […]

Deconstruction of a Journalistic Photograph from the Newseum, Washington, D.C.

Philip Graham, past publisher and co-owner of The Washington Post, once said that “journalism is the first rough draft of history”. No edits had been made yet. The happenings of the world were raw, unprocessed, and often times unrefined. The photograph I decided to analyze was The Falling Man, captured by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew. Deemed distasteful […]