Lighting Shoot

Yesterday I got a chance to work with Phil Hovey, professional photographer based in Connecticut, and learned some photography techniques to use under bad sunlight. We worked with Carlee, a hairdresser/model/ singer/actress and dog lover.… Continue reading

Off to the White Mountains

An Instagram photo of a  few things I’ll be bringing.     Thunderstorms with your occasional lightening bolts fill the Connecticut sky tonight. It’s suppose to rain until tomorrow morning, the day I start… Continue reading

Attention Students: Work on your Soft Skills

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Juggling two jobs, going to college and helping in the family business, is a challenge for Jackson Stonier, in his day-to-day life. Stonier, a sophomore political science major at… Continue reading

Beating Academic Procrastination

NEW HAVEN, Conn. –  Exhausted and stressed-out Miranda Demirjian, sophomore social work major at Southern, waited last-minute to finish up her essay for school. Procrastinating throughout the weekend, Demirjian finally buckled down to… Continue reading

A Grad’s Grandad

      I attended a graduation and the family next to me couldn’t stop cheering. If I had to guess, this man’s grandson was the one called up to receive his diploma. I… Continue reading

Now What?

    In May 2014 I saw both my cousins graduate out of college, both my cousins came to this country 8 years ago straight from the islands of the Philippines and they’ve been… Continue reading

Writing 101: Is This the Real Life…

I listen to a wide range of music, so picking only three songs that I think is important to me was like a parent picking their favorite child. But here are three songs… Continue reading

Writing 101: Just a View

     The temperature is around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. There’s a steady breeze rolling across my face with the sound of ocean waves rushing in and out of the shore. The sound of the… Continue reading

Writing 101: Unlock the Mind

I’ve always had a hard time just coming up with something to write. Take this assignment right here. I’m suppose to just keep writing and for 20 minutes straight…about what? I have no… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

This is my very first weekly photo entry. I hope you guys enjoy!     I’m wandering around the streets of Brooklyn one day and saw this. It’s the middle of summer and… Continue reading