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Tanner Todd, Untitled, 2020, digital photograph, post-processing in photoshop

This media file is attached to: Paragon Arts Gallery Student Exhibition Online 2020

This photo was produced for a class project on portraits/self portraits where I explored applying conventional portraiture techniques to non-human creatures. The goal with this project was to use the techniques I'd learned photographing people and use them to portray a lizard. By carefully applying composition, color and lighting, the photograph attempts to establish a sense of personality and emotion in the same way a portrait of human would.