Molly Zacher's Portfolio

July 18, 2016

Slumps.

We’ve all been there.

This is my attempt at getting out of my slump.

While I was in high school, I spent 365 days taking pictures daily and posting them to my Facebook. Not all of them were gems, actually most of them weren’t, but I was getting better every day.

Fast forward two years, and I decided to try it again. I didn’t make it the full 365 days (at 324 I was close, but much too far behind), but I had produce a lot of new work and grew a lot as a photographer.

Three years later, I am in college, and usually have no problem with taking pictures regularly thanks to photo classes that keep me pretty busy. However, this summer I enrolled in only two courses: Marketing and Psychology. As you might suspect, neither of these classes require much photography, so I haven’t picked up my camera much in the past few months. This is not something I’ve been very proud to admit, and it makes me very nervous for the fact that I intend on doing this for my career…. for the rest of my life.

So, I decided to try again with the idea of daily photos. Five years after my first attempt, I will once again delve into taking pictures every single day. It’s not going to be pretty, and not every photo is going to be award winning - heck I highly doubt any of them will be - but at least I will be making photographs again.

So here’s to day one, July 18, 2016, the time and place I decided to dive head-first back into my passion, while eating pretzel sticks and peanut butter, and trying to put my life back on track.


Hello!

Hello and welcome :)

After many attempts at different websites and blogs, I have finally decided to settle here. This is where I will be posting more consistent updates on the life and times of me and my pursuit of a professional photography career.

Over the past two years, I have taken a variety of courses at Savannah College of Art and Design and I have learned more than I ever thought I would. From working with 2400 watt power packs in a studio lighting class, to hauling 50lbs of large format equipment all around Savannah on my bike for a 4x5 film class, there has been no shortage of excitement. 

As I head into my third year at SCAD, and a quarter studying abroad in Lacoste, France, I will be sharing my photos and experiences here. I hope you enjoy following me through this journey!

 (a quick glimpse at some of the work I’ve done at SCAD)

Photography Foundations II (Winter 2015)

Color Technique (Spring 2015)

Black & White Technique (Fall 2015)

Controlled Lighting I (Fall 2015)

(Winter 2016)

Large Format I (Spring 2016)

(Summer 2016)

Using Format