Beauty captured

Colorful and artsy, Annette Johnson’s photograph ‘Dutch Shoes’ caught the judges’ eye and was among the top two of her five pictures. The picture was taken while Johnson was in the Netherlands. Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips. -
Karen Melvin’s photograph entitled ‘Old Bluff,’ shows off the beauty of the Wad church and Melvin’s skill at architectural photography. In last week’s edition, the Independent misidentified Melvin’s photo of St. Paul’s Espiscopal Church as Old Bluff. -
Shutterbugs 2 student Michelle Wells’ photograph entitled ‘River Sunset,’ was the judges favorite of her five exam photos. The picture, shot on Wicomico River in Maryland, was taken from Wells’ iPhone. She selected the picture, she said, because she absolutely loved ‘the mirror image.’ -
Using an ISO 320, f/5.6 and 1/80, Amanda Edgerton captured this close-up shot of a young girl she simply titled ‘Emily.’ The photograph was taken in downtown Clinton and Edgetton said she chose it as one of her five exam photos because of the way the picture ‘captured her simple beauty.’ - -
No one can resist the lovable photo of a dog, and Michelle Well’s portrait of ‘Sweet Abby’ is no different. Among her five exam photos, Wells selected this photo, taken in Mechanicsville, Maryland, as an example of how to get a close-up shot of a subject while blurring the background. - -
Aptly called ‘Snug as a bug,’ Amanda Edgerton’s photograph, chosen by judges of the Shutterbugs 2 final exam, shows a bug enveloped by a flower. Using the macro photography skills she learned in Kelly Jones’ Sampson Community College class, Edgeton said she used no flash but rather back lighting to excentuate the focal point of her picture. She chose this one, she said, ‘because it makes me smile.’ - -
Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips. - -

Colorful and artsy, Annette Johnson’s photograph ‘Dutch Shoes’ caught the judges’ eye and was among the top two of her five pictures. The picture was taken while Johnson was in the Netherlands.

Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips.

Karen Melvin’s photograph entitled ‘Old Bluff,’ shows off the beauty of the Wad church and Melvin’s skill at architectural photography. In last week’s edition, the Independent misidentified Melvin’s photo of St. Paul’s Espiscopal Church as Old Bluff.

Shutterbugs 2 student Michelle Wells’ photograph entitled ‘River Sunset,’ was the judges favorite of her five exam photos. The picture, shot on Wicomico River in Maryland, was taken from Wells’ iPhone. She selected the picture, she said, because she absolutely loved ‘the mirror image.’

Using an ISO 320, f/5.6 and 1/80, Amanda Edgerton captured this close-up shot of a young girl she simply titled ‘Emily.’ The photograph was taken in downtown Clinton and Edgetton said she chose it as one of her five exam photos because of the way the picture ‘captured her simple beauty.’

No one can resist the lovable photo of a dog, and Michelle Well’s portrait of ‘Sweet Abby’ is no different. Among her five exam photos, Wells selected this photo, taken in Mechanicsville, Maryland, as an example of how to get a close-up shot of a subject while blurring the background.

Aptly called ‘Snug as a bug,’ Amanda Edgerton’s photograph, chosen by judges of the Shutterbugs 2 final exam, shows a bug enveloped by a flower. Using the macro photography skills she learned in Kelly Jones’ Sampson Community College class, Edgeton said she used no flash but rather back lighting to excentuate the focal point of her picture. She chose this one, she said, ‘because it makes me smile.’

Colorful and artsy, Annette Johnson’s photograph ‘Dutch Shoes’ caught the judges’ eye and was among the top two of her five pictures. The picture was taken while Johnson was in the Netherlands. Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Annette-Johnson.jpgColorful and artsy, Annette Johnson’s photograph ‘Dutch Shoes’ caught the judges’ eye and was among the top two of her five pictures. The picture was taken while Johnson was in the Netherlands. Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips.

Karen Melvin’s photograph entitled ‘Old Bluff,’ shows off the beauty of the Wad church and Melvin’s skill at architectural photography. In last week’s edition, the Independent misidentified Melvin’s photo of St. Paul’s Espiscopal Church as Old Bluff.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_MElvin.jpgKaren Melvin’s photograph entitled ‘Old Bluff,’ shows off the beauty of the Wad church and Melvin’s skill at architectural photography. In last week’s edition, the Independent misidentified Melvin’s photo of St. Paul’s Espiscopal Church as Old Bluff.

Shutterbugs 2 student Michelle Wells’ photograph entitled ‘River Sunset,’ was the judges favorite of her five exam photos. The picture, shot on Wicomico River in Maryland, was taken from Wells’ iPhone. She selected the picture, she said, because she absolutely loved ‘the mirror image.’
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_River-Sunset.jpgShutterbugs 2 student Michelle Wells’ photograph entitled ‘River Sunset,’ was the judges favorite of her five exam photos. The picture, shot on Wicomico River in Maryland, was taken from Wells’ iPhone. She selected the picture, she said, because she absolutely loved ‘the mirror image.’

Using an ISO 320, f/5.6 and 1/80, Amanda Edgerton captured this close-up shot of a young girl she simply titled ‘Emily.’ The photograph was taken in downtown Clinton and Edgetton said she chose it as one of her five exam photos because of the way the picture ‘captured her simple beauty.’
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Edgerton2.jpgUsing an ISO 320, f/5.6 and 1/80, Amanda Edgerton captured this close-up shot of a young girl she simply titled ‘Emily.’ The photograph was taken in downtown Clinton and Edgetton said she chose it as one of her five exam photos because of the way the picture ‘captured her simple beauty.’

No one can resist the lovable photo of a dog, and Michelle Well’s portrait of ‘Sweet Abby’ is no different. Among her five exam photos, Wells selected this photo, taken in Mechanicsville, Maryland, as an example of how to get a close-up shot of a subject while blurring the background.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Sweet-Abby.jpgNo one can resist the lovable photo of a dog, and Michelle Well’s portrait of ‘Sweet Abby’ is no different. Among her five exam photos, Wells selected this photo, taken in Mechanicsville, Maryland, as an example of how to get a close-up shot of a subject while blurring the background.

Aptly called ‘Snug as a bug,’ Amanda Edgerton’s photograph, chosen by judges of the Shutterbugs 2 final exam, shows a bug enveloped by a flower. Using the macro photography skills she learned in Kelly Jones’ Sampson Community College class, Edgeton said she used no flash but rather back lighting to excentuate the focal point of her picture. She chose this one, she said, ‘because it makes me smile.’
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Edgerton.jpgAptly called ‘Snug as a bug,’ Amanda Edgerton’s photograph, chosen by judges of the Shutterbugs 2 final exam, shows a bug enveloped by a flower. Using the macro photography skills she learned in Kelly Jones’ Sampson Community College class, Edgeton said she used no flash but rather back lighting to excentuate the focal point of her picture. She chose this one, she said, ‘because it makes me smile.’

Taken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Johnson-2.jpgTaken off the coast of Costa Rica, Annette Johnson’s photograph, entitled ’ Pacific Sunset,’ shows the beauty that can be captured in a moment, one of the reasons Johnson said she loves having her camera with her during trips.
Seeing the world through the eyes of SCC’s Shutterbugs 2 students