This gallery features photographs taken by Calgary Journal reporters whose objective was to take photos that impact viewers. These photographs are meant to communicate an idea or have an interesting point of view. Each photograph will explain the techniques that the photographer used while taking the shot.

Published November 16, 2014

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Lost In the Light.

Photograph of Michelle Ingram's hand taken Oct. 30, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. at home. The photo represents impact because it's quite an unusual photo. I think it has a hidden message that could be interpreted differently by anybody. My lamp was the sole source of light and the rest of the room was dark, so I could capture a small lit area. The techinicalities are f/9.5, ISO-3200, no flash, 1/6 sec. exposure, 20 mm focal length, 3.625 max aperture.

Photo by Courtney Ingram