“Project Envy” Shoot…Out-takes

As the blogs at Tchad LLC gain some traction folks are taking notice. We have gotten some emails here and there, but the funniest thing happened Tuesday morning.

Lisa Helms called us and said something like: “HEY! I see your blog! I am on my way up with my projects!” I want to be on the front page, too!

Lisa, a freelance graphic designer of some note and experience, is an old friend and supporter of the Tchad concept and was one of our first students in the early days. We aren’t very good at taking pictures and documenting things, so her contribution was more than welcome as we put out the word for pictures of student design and sewing projects.

When you have students who aren’t professional models, it can be hard to get them to pose well. You end up with a lot of awkward and stilted shots that aren’t flattering.

please don't kill us for using this as an example...

You have to loosen folks up a bit.

lisa laughing

Fun with photos

So after a number of shots that neither of us liked, Tchad hit on an idea.

With a camera in one hand and the nearest piece of yardage in the other, we shouted:

“HEY! LISA! CATCH!” as we lobbed the fabric in the air.

So we suppose the moral of the story is:

If you want people to act naturally and photograph well, throw things at them.

Fabric:

hey! catch!

4 yards of silk lining will loosen you up!

Notions…

Lisa tries to catch something thrown at her.

OMG OMG OMG

Thread…

Thread catch

We should really have aimed better...

lisa playing catch

Agh!

Don’t forget it is about fun, guys.  Don’t forget it is about fun.

2 thoughts on ““Project Envy” Shoot…Out-takes

  • 19/10/2012 at 16:46
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    Hi i would like tok know if you have upcoming saturday classes and what is the cost of the class.

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  • 19/10/2012 at 16:47
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    Hi i would like to know if you have upcoming saturday classes and what is the cost of your classes.

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