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My Work Experience by Tamsin Ashmore

Hiya, my name is Tamsin. I am from Rugby which is a few miles away from Hinckley. I am a student at Harris School and for my Work Experience I decided to do Photography with Christina. I have been interested in Photography for a few years now, it is my dream job and I wanted to know more about it from a professional Photographer.


I am quite creative and colourful when it comes to Art and Photography. And I would love to become a Photographer one day!


The last two weeks with Christina have been very interesting, fun and inspirational.
I have experienced lots of new things like going to a Trade show and seeing all of the equipment you use for Photo Shoots. I never knew much about the equipment and how much it costs! The show had lots of intersting products too which I found quite interesting.

Christina also let me use her studio and equipment for doing my own Photo Shoot with my younger cousin. (Who is the girl in my photos).


Plus she taught me how to Photo Shop the photos I took and told me how to make them look soft and cute and then dark and serious. She also let me use my own creativity on using the software to give her ideas too.


Christina also let me design my own album, which I loved! I loved choosing the photos I wanted and what colours I was going to use in it and what textures to make it look eye catching and suitable for the person in the photo.
I also really enjoyed seeing how she did Photo Shoots with her clients and how she edits the photos and makes them look professional.
 

I have learnt a lot from Christina just from these two weeks, I have learnt how to use the software to Photo Shop photos, how to take the perfect photo. But also she has brought a lot of confidence out of me which is what I personally need improving on.


I have had lots of fun doing Photography, that much I do not want to go back to school! Christina was a very helpful and friendly boss to have and direct me what to do. She also was a great friend to talk to. Plus I felt that we had lots in common!


I was already inspired by Photography when I went to Australia. But after my Work Experience with Christina, I am more excited for the future. I am still very determined to be a Photographer!
 

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