Assignment 2.0 | Back lighting

I'm just going to keep this very simple and show you the experiment pictures. The first picture I'm going to show you is a photo that was supposedly 'correctly' exposed--by the meters standards. But it was back lit so it came out closer to a silhouette, which wasn't what I wanted. πŸ˜‰ So, what's the …

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B & W // Newest Editing Endeavor

Helloooooo! Today I am doing a post full of nothing but black and white photography. As a fellow blogger and photographer once commented: "Not everything looks good in black and white."--which I agree with. πŸ˜€ But let's see if we can't dig up some good black and whites?! CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL RESOLUTION AND …

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“Fall, is that you?” //Golden Hour

Hello! I was attending a baby shower last weekend when the golden hour hit. I walked outside around our friend's property and saw a single leaf that started this photo shoot. A red leaf. And my immediate thought was "Fall, is that you?" .                       …

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Assignment 1.0 // Silhouettes

Hello! Today begins a new series called AssignmentsΒ which will progress with versions. Today is 1.0, the next time will be 2.0. πŸ˜† So let's jump right in! Basically, my online video course instructor summarized by saying to place subject between the key light source and your camera and allow au naturale to take effect! So …

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Broad Daylight +Extension Tube Review

For some people the idea of shooting in broad daylight is daunting. Portraits especially can be scary. I was one of those people until around...yesterday. πŸ˜€   Angles are Everything When the sun is hot and the light is harsh, a good angle could save the day. I was outside the other day and looking …

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The Fourth of July

On the fourth of July...our family generally goes to a party for our church held at a friend's house. I Β don't know about you...but for me the 4th isn't the 4th. WHATT?? πŸ˜† UNLESS...you have fireworks, that is πŸ˜€ . I have a lot of memories from previous 4th of July's. One (not-so-great) memory that …

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Editing…should you?

Hello friends! This post has been long in the coming. It's a topic of some dispute in the photography community. There are people who hold to absolutely NO editing, people who hold to a crazy Photoshop approach (making the image look almost nothing like the original), and people who hold to editing toΒ enhanceΒ the already-there quality …

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