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Weekly 5: Lighting File Photo by Khadejeh Nikouyeh
This week students were encouraged to start a lighting file of images they like, to start their file they were assigned to choose an example image a photographer's web site were they explained their portrait lighting and emulate the lighting style to successfully create the same technique.


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Weekly Four: Framed - Photo by Rebecca Benson
Use the photo composition technic of framing. Framing is the technique of drawing attention to the subject of your image. This can also be used as a way to layer an image as you construct it.


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Weekly Two: Street Photography - Photo by Hayley Ellis
Street photography is a genre that features the human condition within public places and does not necessitate the presence of a street or even the urban environment.


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Weekly One: It’s in the eyes - Photo by Robert Hill
Each week the Small Format Photography class is given a themed assignment. This week we discussed Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl and what made it so special. The assignment  is also about photographing a stranger and learning to approach subjects you don't know. 


NCPPA Student Photographer of the Year

2016 Photojournalism graduate Allison Lee Isley won the Student Photographer of the Year award at the annual North Carolina Press Photographer's Association meeting. Allison's portfolio included images she made for class assignments, her internships and her first job. Allison is now a staff photographer at the Winston-Salem Journal.