[Eric Kim Course] UDEMY Lecture 50 Activity: Use the “Thumbnail Test” to Choose your 3 Best Photos

Updated on June 24, 2019 in Eric Kim Course
1 on April 19, 2018

This activity is part of the ERIC KIM COURSE: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography, available on Udemy. To sign up for the video course and participate in the activities, enroll here.

1. Shoot for 15 minutes

2. Remember to make at least 10 photos of the same scene.

3. Use small thumbnail test to pick the 3 best photos from your 15 minutes of shooting. Remember that the goal of this activity is to learn to quickly “Edit” (Select) your best photos by looking through a small thumbnail of the image.

4. Upload 3 best photos to the Eric Kim Forum (this thread).

5. Give feedback to others’ students photos. Share what you like, what you don’t like, and how to improve the photo. Be specific.

Here are some example night street photos that Eric Kim took while walking in Kyoto:

Photo 1:

Photo 2:

Photo 3:


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