A posed photograph is poised. It conveys what the subject desires, provides an image that validates her. A candid photograph has a different energy. It conveys how the photographer sees, and it is much more about action than image. Equally valuable, equally expressive, the viewer can receive two images of one person.
Places tend to have a certain something to them. A sound that triggers our memory back to where we once were, a smell, a feeling, a particular visual even. In 30 seconds, I tried to capture these senses. Somerville, the Boston Tattoo Company, and a T-stop, were encapsulated within these short videos to create a place from inside your laptop screen.
by Hayley Broderick and Amelia Wright
(left to right, top to bottom: Boston, MA; Boston, MA; Washington, D.C.; Washington D.C.)
After weeks of cloudy dismal skies, the sun finally shone through over the Boston Common. Pink hats covered the area in roaring support of women’s rights. After a hugely successful march in protest of the presidential election just months before, it seemed almost unreal that this march could be bigger than the one previous. Nearly 175,000 people congregated for this monumental event.