One more for this week’s photo challenge: “[S]hare something that glows.” The new week’s challenge comes out today, so I’m throwing this in right at the last minute…but I couldn’t resist. It’s not amazingly colorful yet here in central Virginia…but the autumn beauty is coming! It’s the sun that really brings it out right now. I […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: GLOW (#2)
This week’s photo challenge: “[S]hare something that glows.” **** I love the way sunlight can make even an old pumpkin leaf look like something special: I like the shades of green and yellow, mixed in with that mottled brown. * It occurs to me that I may have overdone the editing slightly on that one […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: GLOW
For the Tuesdays of Texture photo challenge this week: * The Merriam-Webster Dictionary actually defines the word texture as: “The way that something feels when you touch it.” I looked it up because I realized after taking the above image that I never consider smooth things when I think about texture – so I wanted to […]Read More Tuesdays of Texture (#5)
This week’s photo challenge: “What subject keeps you coming back? This week, show us your muse.” *Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: MUSE
This is the picture as it came out of my camera (I didn’t so much as brighten it!) The light in the clouds and on the water and shining on the top of the monument….such a beautiful moment. And it only lasted a few seconds. I’m so glad I had my camera in my hand! […]Read More Natural Light is So Beautiful!: Part 2
When I was first venturing out of full auto mode on my camera, one of the first things I did was try Aperture Priority mode. I think my very first day with that setting produced these geese pics: I love these for some reason! I guess because my goal in photography isn’t (at least most […]Read More Aperture Experiments
I’m interested in learning about how to manipulate light as a photographer – both natural and artificial. But I have to admit: there’s nothing more exciting to me, photographically-speaking, than those moments when I have my camera in my hand and the natural light is just right. Natural light, for me, is where the magic […]Read More Natural Light is So Beautiful!