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Bright light vs. night light

Bright light vs. night light

Our second weekend of Photography 101 was to take shots at different times of day and notice the differing quality of the light. I have many pictures of my deck/flowers/house in the bright light of the midday sun, and on a whim tonight went out just after twilight when the light was fading fast. Here … Continue reading

Man of Mystery

Man of Mystery

Day 10 of Photography 101: Mystery and lighting effects. Is there anything more mysterious than a man, pensively smoking into the night? Perhaps it is the night itself…

Leading Lines

Leading Lines

Day 8 of Photography 101: Look for lines and patterns in nature. I tried to capture individual flowers first: Bunches of flowers are everywhere this time of year! (I took these yesterday, when I was going big): Then I went for lines on leaves/foliage: Finally, I saw some interesting lines in the building as well:

Go Big

Go Big

Day 7 of Photography 101: Go big. Take a photo of something big, and then experiment with various angles and composition. I chose to focus on the main building on campus, where I work. (The front door is just to the right of this lettering). Here are various other angles; I like the way that the … Continue reading

Connect

Connect

Day 6 of Photography 101: Connect An intergenerational game of rummy – the perfect way to connect with family. I tried to take interesting angles of the cards.

Solitude

Solitude

Day 5 of Photography 101: Solitude Here are a few local beaches, where I often find solitude:

Water

Water

Day three of Photography 101: Water. I love the beach; I love the pool; I love to drink flavored water. I have many, many pictures of these things. I thought it might be more interesting – and completely applicable, since we just bought our first home – to find water around my yard and explore … Continue reading

The Road

The Road

Who knew that there were so many interesting perspectives on roads, just between work and home? The chance to quietly focus on them – from any and/or different perspectives this afternoon was a delight. This post is Day 2 of Photography 101: Street. Try and capture a wide angle/establishing shot.