My First Post.

Well, this is kind of nerve wrecking. 

I haven’t really wrote a blog post before. I did when I was a young’in and writing on the website that was all the hype for all Newfoundlanders ( http://www.bluekaffee.com/ ), and I guess my posts on flickr and facebook can be considered blog postings…

ANYWAYS! Hello! I’m Angela Butler! Since this is my first time posting I’ll write a little bit about myself. I’m from Canada, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, and I currently live in Calgary, Alberta. I’m in my second year of college in Alberta College of Art & Design, and I’m majoring in Photography. 
I’ve been interested in photography with an artistic eye ever since I was diagnosed with cancer in May of 2009. I always took photos, but not until then did I start to tell stories with my photos, and start to really pay attention to what I was doing.

My most current feat in photography is that I will be travelling to Chicago in 94 days to work with Aaron Nace and the team at Phlearn! http://www.Phlearn.com/

My first post here is for a few things.

1. To say hi, and introduce myself to all of you people who haven’t a clue who the hell I am! (I’m sure there’s a lot of you)

2. To upload a couple photos to show you from my current 365 days project.

This is my second 365 days project that I’ve done.
It’s a bit of a weird project for me at this point. The first 365 days project that I did, I followed all the rules, and made sure to post every photo before 12:00. This time, in between my project I moved twice. Once from Mount Pearl to Calgary, and a second time from an apartment building to a basement apartment. Plus I go to college here, so I’m finding myself a lot busier than usual and with less time to upload a photo every day. 

With that said, here is my most recent photo.Image

I call it “Going Places” [300/365]

It was quite a difficult one to create. This is a composite, and consists of about 12 different photos. A photo of me against the wall, a photo of the wall, a photo of each set of balloons taped together and held up by my lovely boyfriend, a photo of my shirt hanging, a photo of the windows (which I grabbed from Google), a photo of the clouds, a photo of the hardwood, and a photo of the baseboard.

*phew*

Here’s a before photo, or I guess I should call it the “base photo”Image

and here’s a photo of my boyfriend Jeromy helping me out with the shoot. Haha, he’s so wonderful, I always volunteer him to help me out with my shoots.

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Don’t mind his shirt, I like V-necks a lot so he decided to cut his tank top….not exactly what I meant by a V-neck but close enough I guess. Haha!

 

It was a difficult photo to put together, but it was definitely worth it. It took about 2 weeks to do, with a couple hours put into it each day. For me, that was the most difficult part, just spreading out when I could work on it. I love to post photos, and share my work, so putting that off until it was up to my standards was hard. 
I also worked super hard on this photo because it’s going to be part of my second year photography class’s exhibition in February. I’ll post the poster for the show on this blog in a week or so I’m thinking.

So that’s it! My first blog post! How did I do? 🙂

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