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Some Tips and Tricks from Your Mentors

Some Tips and Tricks from Your Mentors

Some suggestions about using the Nikon DSLR: Make sure image quality is set to jpg fine, not normal (or jpg fine + RAW if you use RAW). For shooting with plenty of light, or with flash, leave ISO set to 100.  If you want more flexibility for natural light photography with lower light situations, set(…)

Faith & Hope

Faith & Hope

The story I would like to present is on the Faith Hope Community Center. It has facilities for boxing, basketball, weight training, treadmills, as well as a family center. It is apart of my family; it is a place where I once took my son in hopes of curving a gang-style relationship with the street.(…)

Face Value?

Face Value?

Often times we are caught judging a book by its cover or we are too busy to stop and take a moment. Though, if we were to allow ourselves to not judge or stop and consider, take it all in, there is undoubtedly so much more beneath the surface. Face Value? pauses for three. Innocence/Risk(…)

Summertime

Summertime

Eurain is a recent graduate of the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central who is now attending OnondagaCommunity College. His photos over the summer documented his transition from high school to college,a move and family celebrations. Here he shares a collection of photos from his little brother’s 5th birthday party. I came to my mom’s(…)

Introduction

Introduction

Hello my name is Tamara Reese. My story this summer will be about my family, who I am very proud of. I am honored to be a participant of The Stand’s “From Where We Stand” project this summer. This picture is of me and my mother, former president of the Syracuse NAACP, Donna Reese. We(…)

Meet My Family

Meet My Family

My sister Tequila on graduation with Jean Kessner (my mom’s best friend and a local Syracuse politician), my dad Duane Reese Sr., my mom Donna Reese, Janae and Brianna Williams(Tequila’s daughters) and Tequila’s granddaughter Jamarrie. My sister Tequila at graduation with her diploma. My sister Tequila on graduation day with me. I am so proud(…)

Opening Night

Opening Night

The group got together for its first meeting on June 5. Mentors and participants got to meet each other. Ashley Kang, project director, discussed the details. Click on the photo or headline to roll the slide show.