Photography

#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 29-32

Week 29 Summer TimeFor me, summer time means two things, heat and allergies. I have never handled heat well, and am allergic to pretty much everything outside, so I present to you air conditioning and weeds. Photos taken with my Nikon. Week 30 ReflectionThe reflection off of my computer glasses, which have a special coating…

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#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 17-20

Week 17 Candid/Snapshot LeShawn chose a great week for the snapshot theme. Easter made for a great opportunity to take some lovely candid shots. Week 18 Food Food really should have been a simple prompt for me, because I love taking photos of my food, but this week just didn’t seen much in the way…

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#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 13-16

It’s time to share another 4 weeks of photos with you! Week 13 Centered CompositionI’m very used to working with the Rule of Thirds in my photos, so it was really hard for me to come up with a shot that seemed right being directly centered. In the end, I ended up doing some product…

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#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 9-12

Week 9 Low Light For the low light challenge, I chose to go with a shot of the sunset. Week 10 From Above I’ve recently been taking a class on Skillshare where I have been learning about flat lay photography, so this was a great chance to practice those skills. Week 11 Photographer’s ChoiceI spent…

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#EyeCandyProject52 – Weeks 5-8

I’m pretty proud of myself for making it 8 weeks into LaShawn’s #EyeCandyProject52 photography challenge without missing a photo yet. Week 5 Rule of Thirds The Rule of Thirds is a basic tenant of photography where you break an image down into thirds (both horizontally and vertically) so that you have 9 parts, (think tic-tac-toe)…

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#EyeCandyProject52 – 1st 4 Weeks

I’m trying my hand at doing LaShawn Wiltz’s #EyeCandyProject52 photography challenge this year. I’ve finished up the 1st 4 weeks of the challenge and wanted to share my images with you. Week 1 You in the Beginning For this challenge, I went with the obvious… a selfie. Week 2 Morning For the morning challenge, I…

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I’ll Cry If I Want To! – 3 Tips for Child Photography

The weather has finally warmed up around here, the grass is green and flowers are blooming, which makes it a great time to get some outdoor photos of your favorite tiny human. Unfortunately, kids aren’t always cooperative. That’s something I was reminded of earlier this week when I tried to get some new photos of…

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Photo Challenge – Self-Portrait

A friend of mine and I occasionally give each other photography challenges to help each other improve our photography skills. Our most recent challenge was to create a self-portrait that we felt described something about our personality. I was really happy with what I came up with, so I wanted to share them with you.…

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Improving My Photography Skills

I’ve been using a camera for a long time.  I started off with 35mm cameras, taking my first photography class as a summer course when I was in middle school, and taking Photography as a project all 10 years that I was in 4-H. I got my 1st SLR (single lens reflex) camera when I…

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