New pics and a new website to boot!
Yep, I have a bunch of new pictures I’m gonna post for you today. First is a couple of shots of Chipotle. I’ve been out of work for the past 2 weeks because of my gallbladder surgery. I almost miss the place. This first shot is one of my managers doing my job (changing the trash). lol. Gotta love it.
The next is my buddy Chris. The reason I like this pic so much is because it is 100% true to his personality. He’s just a happy go lucky guys, even with a huge pile of dishes for him to tackle in the background! I almost envy that persona.
As for an update on the position with Missouri Life Magazine, still waiting on that one. I did receive an email from the ME there and she said call back again in about a month. So that will be next week sometime. I have been taking free software classes in InDesign at the University and I must say they are totally worth three hours of my time. I can’t wait for the Photoshop classes. You also get a certificate of completion and I believe the classes are Adobe Certified so that will really give me a leg up in the workforce without dishing out more money and more time at MU. Not that I am complaining about MU, but I just got my loan paperwork in the mail and I’m already up to almost $15,000. So I need all the help I can get. Hopefully I’ll qualify for J2000 this semester (so I won’t be get set back another year again) and get In-state tuition. That will save me about 5 grand a semester or so!
But anyway….You should check out my new portfolio online. I designed it myself and all of the photographs are Nichole Ballard originals. Gonna be worth big bucks someday I tell ya! Like those people who bought the Ansil Adams negative from a yardsale and made millions this week! Seriously, Google it. So yeah, my website is at: WWW.WIX.COM/NICHOLEBALLARD/PORTFOLIO. I guess you could be lazy and just click the link or visit my Facebook just the same, but there it is in all of it’s glory.
I also wanted to share some of my 4th of July photos with everyone. Keep in mind that I haven’t done any post processing on these whatsoever! The first one in the gallery was published in The Maneater. The link to my staff page at the Maneater is: Nichole Ballard- The Maneater. Hope everyone had a great Independence Day. Most of mine was spent walking around Columbia, looking for a good spot to take pictures of :P. In 90 degree weather! But I really like the way they they turned out regardless.