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.
My photoshop work was featured in Garrett Brown's PowerPoint at this year's Steadicam Operators of America's week long workshop in Pennsylvania. A few years ago when Garrett visited Asbury for one of our Steadicam workshops, he mentioned he always wanted an image of the camera and dolly he started working with that led him to invent the Steadicam, but had never been able to find one. After a few tries, I got the proportions right and I'm so glad to see it has been helpful to him!
If you haven't been through a Steadicam workshop, you should. It is vital to understanding how to motivate any type of camera movement and enter a deeper relationship of visual storytelling.
Sometimes, it's good to take work and make it play. I took a day and chose a few concepts I'd wanted to try my hand at for a while and made them. It was rewarding in that they're only for me; I could manipulate them however felt silly or inventive. As a result, I learned more about my programs and how to refine my current skills to make better future designs. Plus, who hasn't dreamed of a butterfly-horse?
This is a concept I dreamed up the other day in relation to being globally minded. My brother just returned from serving an impoverished area in Ecuador. The impact he left as well as the change he gained is very evident. I hope to travel more in the future and add electricity to this mixer.