I’m using winter as my excuse to let the garden remain in shambles. But I must admit I’m generally embarrassed when friends come over and have to step around the dead plants along the walkway. This weekend I decided to … Continue reading Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
I waited until the last minute to go shopping for shoes. I figured I could just wear my plain white shoes but deep down I REALLY wanted saddle shoes. I found them at a local school uniform store. They were … Continue reading Saddle Shoes
The day I took these photos I was on a mission to photograph something unusual to use as my homework assignment for class. I figured close-up shots of random “stuff” would work well. When I downloaded the photos I noticed … Continue reading Letters!
Today’s Random Object Wednesday is made possible by Jeff Crump! I’ve been brainstorming all week on a homework assignment for my photography class. Our class assignment this week is pretty open-ended: Experiment with all the techniques we’ve learned up to … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday! Baseball Cleats
I spotted a Ferris wheel on the way home from work and decided to take Big Bertha to the carnival. This was the perfect location to experiment with different camera settings. This ride below looked boring until it started moving. I experimented with shutter speed. This ride below was covered in lights. I placed the camera on the tripod, selected a slow shutter speed and zoomed the lens in and out until I liked the results. More fun with a slow shutter speed and moving the camera. The Ferris Wheel! Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Date: February … Continue reading Carnival!
I’ve been experimenting with techniques I’ve not tried before – panning and night shots… with a twist. Here’s my latest example of a panning shot. Technically, it’s not the best- the bus isn’t crisp but you get the idea that … Continue reading Night shots with a twist
I received this sweater as a gift from my mother last weekend. I love the style, the details and the colors. It had all the elements necessary for a photo shoot. You might be wondering why? Why bother taking a … Continue reading Red Sweater
I have a collection of unusual items on my shelves and as long as I can prove their usefulness, I’ll probably continue to collect them. Among the items, is this dragonfly. I don’t remember where I found it but it … Continue reading Dragonfly as Art
This cat, who has asked to remain anonymous, has climbed onto my lap in the past, but I’ve never really bonded with it. I’m not a cat person—I prefer small dogs—ideally my dog. But this time, the cat was sitting … Continue reading Meow Photo Shoot!