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Ramina Rai portfolio

Ramina Rai produced these playful self portrait "snapshots" in 2007 for a school photography class project. She used both traditional film-based and digital photography to comment on the technical changes photography is currently undergoing.

Digital "point and shoot" cameras, including those in cellphones, offer people a simple way to document the events of their lives photographically. This informal approach to photographing has become a part of everyday life for many people.

Reading the Photographs - Guiding Questions

How do these images reflect the technical changes photography is currently undergoing?

How has the photographer explored the boundary between "serious" photography and "fun" photography?

Snapshots often break the Rules of Composition. How has the photographer broken the rules, and how does this enhance her images?

Learn more about snapshot photography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
http://www.metmuseum.org

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