Archive for May, 2010

May 31 2010

Genesis up close

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Today I spent some time trying different portraits with Genesis – trying to get a little out of the regular portrait styles. We had fun!

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May 30 2010

View from the front porch

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I have lots of interesting views from my front porch. This is one.

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May 29 2010

One sky: two views

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The Daily Shoot: Look up today and make a photograph of the sky. Cloudy, clear, or somewhere in between? Tell the story of your sky today. I was busy trying to learn how to take a panorama shot for my class and I turned to see this small bird on this “yield” sign. His head […]

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May 28 2010

One of many clocks

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The Daily shoot: Clocks are omnipresent in modern life. Make a photo of the clock, watch, or other device that you use most to tell time. We have lots of clocks around the house. I This is one of many. I love it for its simplicity and the use of Roman numerals.

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May 27 2010

Graduation hug!

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Genesis graduated from Kindergarten today – she received her diploma from her teacher and a hug from the principal!

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May 26 2010

Evening sky

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I took a lot of shots of various things today but the sky this evening was so beautiful that I could not resist. There is something so captivating about it. It makes me want to learn more about how to best photograph clouds and the sky.

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May 25 2010

One more day of school!

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Genesis is contemplating the fact that she has only one more day of school left! She graduates from Kindergarten this Thursday!

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May 24 2010

Don Quixote silhouette

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I’m having fun with silhouettes – gives you a chance to be creative! Here are the steps: 1. Make sure the subject is backlit. If you are using the sun, let a tree or something else block the sun’s direct light. 2. Use “spot” metering and meter off something other than the subject. I metered […]

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May 23 2010

It’s in the hoop!

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Genesis just noticed this basketball hoop in our driveway (previous owner had two boys). This was after a weekend away with a couple of boy cousins playing basketball. She spent the afternoon trying to get the ball in the basket! She did surprisingly well for her first day! Her words, “I missed it a lot […]

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May 22 2010

Reflections on the lake

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I spent some time at Lenora Park today – the views are pretty. This park has lots of activities for kids and this lake is an added attraction. It was overcast but a really nice day to spend in a park.

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