We caught up with one of our campers, Isabella Gianni recently. Isabella is an amateur photographer who attended several of our summer camps in Chicago.
Isabella loves to capture architecture as well as fashion photography. Read on to learn more about Isabella’s photography journey and to see some of her shots.
What inspired you to start taking photos?
I wanted to portray the world out of my view point and it looked fun.
What is your favourite photography style?
I really enjoy aerial photography.
Where are your favourite places to shoot?
I enjoy taking pictures in parks and flower gardens.
What camera do you use?
I use a Canon 60D.
What are a few other techniques or photography styles that you plan on learning?
I would like to get better at landscape photography.
What advice would you give to amateur photographers?
Take everything you know about photography and throw it out the window once you have developed good focus and the technical side of it. Listen to only yourself and portray a story.
Just so we can find out a bit more about the person behind the lens, could you tell us…
What is your favourite dessert? I love caramel ice cream.
What’s your dream vacation destination? I would love to go to Ethiopia.
What’s your favourite movie? I really liked Skyfall.
Who is your favourite musician/band? The Beatles are definitely my favourite band.
What is your favourite pet? A pig would be my dream pet.
Learn More About Teen Camp 1
If you are a new to photography, this is the place to start! Teen Camp 1 is perfect for 13-17 who would like to learn the basics of photography while having a blast.