Exhibit showcases student photography

Running from now until the end of March, George Mason University’s School of Art will be showcasing works by student photographers in the Johnson Center, Gallery 123. The exhibit is a final portfolio of the AVT 353 course under the instruction of Professor Peggy Feerick.  The gallery highlights eight students’ unique pieces covering a variety of different themes and subject matters.

Student photo project recreates famous images of African-Americans in history

Lights are pointed onto empty seats. A black drop cloth is in the background. As Sha’Air Hawkins tries out different angles for a shot, Tianna Wynn stares at the photo of Marvin Gaye on her phone, trying to mimic his pose to better direct the model. 

State of the Union: Juxtaposition of past and present

“Photography is a way of collecting. It is the ultimate ideal of nostalgia.” That’s exactly how California-based photographer Gregg Segal sums up the focus of his work  Segal’s set of photographs titled “State of the Union” contrasts two distinct eras of an “idealized Civil War embodied by Civil War reenactors versus the commercialism of contemporary life,” as detailed on his website.

Snap of the Week, April 8

Hey Patriots. Welcome to Week 3 of  a new weekly feature on Connect2Mason, the C2M Snap of the Week. 

The idea's pretty simple:

What do you love? [PHOTO CONTEST]

What is it you love? What would it look like in a picture?

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Connect2Mason wants to pick your brain, see your creativity and know your answer to a simple yet possibly thought-provoking prompt:

"What do you love?"