When I was 11, we got digital camera. I was really excited to use it. Every time when I went to take a walk, I took the camera with me. I liked to take pictures of everything! Of every leave on the tree, of bugs in the grass, of the dog chasing a stick. My mom used to delete all of these photos because they didn’t have meaning and they were pretty bad. When I was 15, I understood that photography it’s not just a “click”, it is art that requires patience and work. Later on, I forgot about camera. I switched places, now I was the model. I had my first photo shoot when I was 16. I remember how I was standing in the cold, surrounded by snow and photograph was running around me, trying to capture a successful moment. I was surprised about her hard work. Next I had photo session in the studio. There were 5 photographers. Each of them was choosing right angle, changing camera’s lenses every 10 minutes, turning on and turning off the lights. After every photo-shoot I was struck by how photos are different. It seemed to be that each picture has a mood. And every photographer has his own view. I had many photo-shoots and each one was teaching me something new about photography. How to place your subject right, which way turn it. I tried to remember everything, believing that I would need it.
Last year I was thinking about what topic I should choose for my culminating project and I thought about my future career. But then I realized that I want to do something interesting and productive. I wanted project which will be fun to do during the semester. I came up with an idea about art project. I called it “Faces in the Crowd”. The main idea of this project is