Photography

Mobile Photography

I took this headshot and environmental portrait from an iPad camera.

Senior biology major Ali Schildt, 21, of Dallas, Texas, works on physics homework Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Senior biology major Ali Schildt, 21, of Dallas, Texas. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

More “Weather” Photography

These photographs were taken at the weather-confused TCU vs. OSU game in Stillwater. Though the high for the day was in the mid-50s, in the direct sunlight it was quite hot. TCU fans spent a fair amount of time shedding layers and putting them back on when the sun would go behind a cloud.

TCU and OSU fans alike attempted to dress appropriately for the weather while awaiting the beginning of the TCU football game against OSU in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Senior psychology major Lindsey Carnes, 21, of Arlington, Texas, checks the weather while awaiting the beginning of the TCU football game against OSU in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Free Style – Environmental Portraits

Roxo social media manager Gage Grammer, 21, of Austin, Texas, manages her HootSuite dashboard at Roxo on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Roxo account executive Hayley Parker, 21, of Bedford, Texas, coordinates with her various clients at Roxo on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Golden Gate Bridge Gallery

Action Photos

I took both of these action photos by the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

A cyclist bikes up a path underneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Two bikers cycle below the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Depth-of-Field Portraits

I took all of the following photos with the department cameras, using the telephoto lens only.

TCU senior psychology major Lindsey Carnes, 21, of Arlington, Texas, poses for pictures by Frog Fountain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

TCU senior psychology major Lindsey Carnes, 21, of Arlington, Texas, poses for pictures by Frog Fountain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

TCU senior psychology major Lindsey Carnes, 21, of Arlington, Texas, poses for pictures by Frog Fountain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

TCU senior psychology major Lindsey Carnes, 21, of Arlington, Texas, poses for pictures by Frog Fountain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Environmental Portraits

I took these photos with one of the department’s Canon cameras. The photos are of a mother in her primary environment – the nursery. The mother is the subject of the portraits, but the baby is in the pictures too because the baby is part of the mother. Especially in this current stage of both of their lives, the two are each a significant part of the other. I don’t like the lighting. I had a difficult time getting the settings right, and my time with the two was limited, so I had to work with what I could figure out.

Rule-of-Thirds Photography

While on assignment for TCU 360, I took these photographs with one of the department’s cameras.

TCU Club Hockey defensive player Jon Helton, 22, defends the goal during TCU’s rematch with SMU Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

A TCU Club Hockey player races to get to the puck during TCU’s rematch against SMU Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Weather Photography

For these photographs, I used a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi.

TCU student Kelsey Thomas, 21, a strategic communication major from Las Vegas, Nev. stands outside Montgomery Plaza in the wind Thursday, Sept. 12, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Night Photography

For these photographs, I used a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi. For the first, the ISO was set at 1600 and the shutter speed at one-tenth of a second. For the second, ISO was set at 1600 and the shutter speed at 6 seconds.

Fort Worth resident Mildred Creighton sits on her back porch with her adopted daughters on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

College students Miranda Metheney, 20, and Lindsey Carnes, 21 and Fort Worth resident Mildred Creighton spell “TCU” with their cell phones at night Sunday, Sept. 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Direct Light

I took this photograph of my mom outside of my childhood home in New Braunfels, Texas. The sunlight is direct, unblocked by clouds or any other form of diffusion. I used an Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 to take this photo.

Special education teacher Diann Allen, 55, of New Braunfels, Texas, stands outside of her Hill Country home on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Diffused Light

I took this photograph of my dad at his fire station in San Marcos, Texas. The sunlight is diffused by clouds as well as several trees outside the bay of the station. I used an Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 to take this photo.

San Marcos firefighter Russ Allen, 54, of New Braunfels, Texas, sits on a fire truck at his station in San Marcos, Texas, on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Artificial Light

I took these photographs in the youth building of my church. The first series is of my best friend, Miranda, at the drum set, lit by a purple stage light. The bottom picture of the whole group contains many sources of light, including Christmas lights on the ceiling and multiple stage lights. I used an Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 to take these photos.

(Above) UT Arlington student Miranda Metheney, 20, a nursing major from New Braunfels, Texas,  plays the drums at a Travis College Ministry Bible study on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (TCU/Rebecca Allen)

Self-Portraits

Rebecca Allen Self Portrait

TCU student Rebecca Allen, 21, an English and strategic communications double-major from New Braunfels, Texas, sits for a self-portrait in her Fort Worth, Texas, apartment.

For these self-portraits, I sat at my kitchen table, and I completely opened the dining room window to let in the fullest amount of daylight. Using the self-timer function on my camera, I set the camera on a stack of books for the right level. My primary object in the photograph is the coffee cup and saucer. I wanted the photograph to show a sense of my daily life, so it’s in my home, in a place I sit often, with the surroundings like they appear on a normal basis.

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