I took the below photo of the gentleman, and he took the other two images of me. I added the warm wash and offset effect and text. It was a quick, fun edit just for the sake of the images seemed to be screaming for them.
I also had the chance this past semester to design t-shirts for my class. With the approval of the school, we added to the logo and made ourselves feel an inch more professional.
I had the honor of being the Director of Photography on in interesting film following a nervous soon-to-be father. It was a blast and I certainly hope I get the chance to do it again.
"A soon-to-be father protects his invalid father from his opportunistic nephew."
Please email me if you'd like to see this great film directed by Matthew E. Robinson.
One of the films I worked on this past summer I was asked to be Production Designer on. It was a big task as the setting of the short film was an Indian wedding - traditional but set in America.
It was so much fun to learn about this culture and add to this world.
"A father must decide whether or not to stop his daughter's wedding when he realizes that she doesn't love the man she is about to marry."
Email me if you'd like to see this FSU graduate film directed by Rika Dharmesh Bhakta.
For the second year of our time at FSU, we have to select a specialization.
I wavered for a long time between Cinematography and Directing. Both work together so precisely to communicate the story, the characters, the emotion. I adore lights and the camera. But ultimately I decided to choose directing.
I did this for a myriad of reasons, but the main being I want more practice shepherding the overall vision of an entire piece. I think FSU is a great place for experimentation and stretching in that area.
Ultimately, directing is what I want to do, even though I also have a passion for cinematography.
Hopefully, in the future, I'll have the opportunity to do both.
Over the next year, I will spend my time developing, shooting, and editing my thesis as well as working on the other films of my fellow students.