ESP Biography

KEVIN HARDEKOPF, Stanford Sophomore, Psychology and Film Studies

Major: Psychology

College/Employer: Stanford University

Year of Graduation: 2012

Picture of Kevin Hardekopf

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Kevin Hardekopf has been taking pictures seriously for 6 years, when he obtained his firs DSLR camera (digital single lens reflex) which allowed him more freedom to experiment with the parameters. He takes pictures for the Stanford Daily newspaper and is an aspiring filmmaker. Over the years he has gained a lot of experience, especially through constructive criticism from his peers.

Past Classes

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H639: Become a better photographer in Splash! Fall 2009 (Oct. 10 - 11, 2009)
Learn to take pictures that are more thrilling than your average vacation snapshot. We will explore several important principles behind the aesthetics of photography such as, composition, depth of field, angle etc. A sense for the beautiful can be developed and by following a few fundamental rules we can successfully portray what captures our eye. May include a short field trip on campus to apply techniques, and learn how a photographer "sees" his/her environment. Some basic photo editing introduced.