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Mónica Quesada wonders about photography. Read my blog to know a bit about me, photography and my endeavors both in Costa Rica and worldwide.

March 2012 Client’s Photographs

These are images from very talented people that traveled or studied photography with me. New images on the Learn section from other students.

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Mixing small depth of field and positive exposure compensation

A few examples of photographs with very small depth of field and positive exposure compensation to create attractive images.

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The Dream Walk on Vimeo

The four undocumented students that are walking across the U.S. for the DREAM Act talked on Thursday March 8 after an event to lunch their campaign. Look and Listen.

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Lucas Da Silva’s interview

Da Silva is one of four undocumented and ally students that launched the Campaign for an American DREAM on Saturday March 10, 2012. They will walk across the United States in order to create dialogue around the passage of the DREAM Act.

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Stories get published!

I got two stories publish this week. One in New America Media, the other one in Richmond Confidential.

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February 2012 – Client’s Photographs

           

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How to isolate elements in your photographs

DEPTH OF FIELD REMINDER – small depth of field with a wide angle can produce wonderful photographs too… But you have to remember how to make that small depth of field!

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Ride-along with the Richmond Police.

I explored the City of Richmond for over four hours with a Police officer. The objective was to get to know the city and use it in my reporting for ReportingSF2012 and Richmond Pulse

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Dale and Dior pose for the camera under ambient light

A photo shoot of a couple using only ambient light. How to play with your exposure, after exploring a lot, to get the best out of ambient light.

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New America Media

Photograph of a Filipino Food cooking competition. An assignment for the New America Media.

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A Day in the Life.

Story about Juan and his difficulties in life. A must read for those who admire people overcoming adversities.

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San Francisco State University Campus

One of my first assignments in school was to photograph the actual campus of my university.

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