so i've always been interested in photography and wanted to learn how to really work a camera, but i've never actually done anything about it. until now, that is. i just started an intro to photography class at school and i think i'm gonna love it. my teacher seems great and he's willing to teach us basically whatever we want to know about photography. we're gonna learn about the technical and artistic side of it, as well as how to work photoshop and all that jazz.

our first assignment is to bring in 3-5 photos that for some reason or another "speak to us." naturally, i went straight to my pinterest and found hundreds i wanted to bring in. i somehow managed to whittle it down to five and here are the ones i chose: