So, I just got back from yearbook camp. I know what you are thinking... there's a camp for that? Well, yes, my friends, there is indeed. It was just for three days at a college an hour away from where I live. Basically, it was a workshop in which we had classes all day long all centered around yearbook. I was apart of the photography classes, which really helped me understand my camera better (I use a Canon Rebel T3, and my school has Nikon's for us to use). I now know how to reset my aperture, white balance, ISO, and all that jazz. We also had small assignments where we would be given an hour or so to photograph other workshops and classes going on. Also known as the awkward "hello, you do not know me, I do not know you, but I am going to stand really close to you and take your photo" game. Thankfully, I did have some good friends to capture as well.
|^^^Alex! He was probably tired of me taking photos of him at this point. But, HEY, this shot rocks and so does he, so that's all that matters. ^^^|
|^^^ Environmental Portrait (nerdy yb terminology) of Parks.^^^|
|^^^ Alex was writing something I didn't prefer, so I told him to write something else. This is what I get, folks. ^^^|
|^^ A shot I used for one of my projects. I am a big fan of taking things out of their natural element to photograph at times.^|
|^^^ Kaitlyn, Georgie, & Isabella casually laughing in the hallway. Psh, this wasn't posed at all.^^^|
|^^^ Part of my school's yearbook staff in a meeting discussing life altering things like fonts and filters. It gets intense up in here, people. ^^^|
I will end on this note: I love people who love yearbook. People who value capturing a story, finding the perfect composition, and the need for design are my people. Though I know that high school is not going to be the highlight of my life (and thank you for that), it is fun to showcase who you are and who others' are at this important time in life. Because, high school is a vital part of our lives. We have to be teenagers at some point and time, and these years are ones that grow us maybe the most in life. I don't just adore being an almost 17-year old girl (you can only hear the words "I can't even" so many times and not go crazy), so I have always been the girl who looks forward to adulthood and having a husband, job, travel and someday a few kiddos more than the Friday night football game. But, as for now I am choosing to enjoy the simplicity of being this age and all that comes with it. You can only genuinely worry over text size so many times in your life.
(Also, holla at me if you get the title of this post. We can be best friends.)