Name: Jennifer Wagner
Specific Purpose: To inform my classmates about who I am, to introduce myself using an object that characterizes me Speech Title: A life through the lenses.
Someone once said; a picture paints a thousand words. To me that’s a hundred percent true. I started photography when I was at a young age, around twelve. I carried my camera everywhere I went to capture every memory, every scenery that was around me in one simple photo. I love the fact that with film, you’re stuck with the photo on paper, whereas with digital you can delete it and lose it forever. Here are some reasons why I brought in my film camera, not only does it describe my passion for photography, but the lenses I look through can capture my life in a click. Thesis: I think my film camera reveal a lot about me – not only my everyday activities and hobbies, but the events that happen through my life. Body:
Preview: If you look closely at the camera, you can tell how old it is and how much it has been used. 1. I am a creative person
a. I take pictures of anything, from landscapes, to random objects lying around on the ground – in which I create something out of it. b. I’m into art, not only do I take photographs, but when I do I tend to paint them to enlarge them. Transition: The interior of my camera can tell you a lot about what I do with the roll of film, but when developed, they also can provide clues to who I am and where I have been. 1. I love to be outdoors, and with family
a. As for taking pictures of friends and families, people pass away, they change, and when I'm in school I know I'll probably never see them again so I like to have the memories. i. I only get to see family once a year, and capturing the rare moments we have together is what makes the moments seem to last forever. b. The film inside (when present and developed) also provides a lot of photos that capture my life outside. i. I enjoy...