I learned a lot about what makes a good photo by doing going out and taking pictures and then going back to apply what Professor Lowe and Berford Gammon taught us in the week's classes.
The person I profiled was Anwar Ali, my RA. It was interesting to learn about him, as up until now I didn't know much about him or where he worked (besides RAing).
Producing it on deadline was sometimes difficult and stressful. But it's an experience I'd love to have again. Given all that I know now, I would do many things differently.