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Double & Rotation

Double & Rotation

Day 19 of Photo 101: Double & Rotation. Double can be interpreted in many ways; here are my two kids, each looking at their reflection (and each has a shadow in the background). The photo was actually taken by my husband, but I came across it and realized it was perfect for this theme. Here, … Continue reading

Happiness Is…

Happiness Is…

…finding your name written in the sand. …that moment of glaring beauty. …something unexpected (“my daughter just joined a ukelele band!”). …glimpses of the season. …the fragile things that dare to hope for something more.

Self-Portrait(s)

Self-Portrait(s)

Ian is currently teaching a photography course, and I am reading along with his students, and doing some of the exercises. The first series is called “Self-Portraits.” Exercise 1: Take pictures of your shadow. Exercise 2: Take pictures of your own reflection. Bonus: selfies! (This wasn’t part of it, but here are two that I … Continue reading

Spiderwebs

Spiderwebs

The last few weeks, I’ve noticed a serious cobweb situation developing on our  porch. I realize, of course, that we live (practically) in the woods, and a few spiders come with the territory.  A few.  But I’ve seen more than a few, and some of them have been big suckers. The other night, as I … Continue reading

Scale & Observation

Scale & Observation

Day 14 of Photography 101: Scale and Observation I captured this cute guy at a retreat center I visited a few years ago. Here is a wider perspective:

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

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.

Snow Capsule

Snow Capsule

March 11th. The yawn almost splits my jaw. I try to focus on the right of the porch, wincing as cold air sweeps over my bare legs, giving rise to prickly gooseflesh. Jose is late – again. As I turn, a flash of red catches my eye. What? He never delivers to the left side. With … Continue reading