You would think that my multiple posts on perspective, I could use it for *my word* this year. I am a big fan of getting into a topic and digging in. Photography has always had its hold on me for this reason. I love my camera. I love that I can fixate on a subject until I have worn myself out with it. We (my camera and I) always find something to keep us busy, I can wear my Canon like other women wear a scarf.
With my boisterous shooting, I can drive my little boys crazy with a camera in their faces, and DH thinks I can't ever get a good pic of him (whatever), so I will fixated on the inanimate. The still life.
Balance and light. Enamored with how simple everyday objects can take on a new life with the camera lens and light, I will find anything I can to shoot. I love the light in the kitchen right now~ it is a harsh, bright, white light that streams in my south facing windows. Not happy light for sweet childrens' faces, but very cool for cereal and kitchen implements. Within a few weeks, the light will warm up and give a bit of spring/summer glow. It is a challenging experiment with always changing values.
Do you have a favorite room for picture taking? Is there a place in or around your home that always makes people look good in your snapshots?
Focused detail. I am a lover of curves, shadows, and lovely lines. I adore this bit of green ~ to me it even has a aromatic smell just looking at it.
Shades and shadows of white. Outside my kitchen window after a big snow storm. The monocromatic colors are a part of our winters here, and thankfully they are beautiful. I love the blue hues of the deep cold snow.
Another icy cold picture. A sculpture made of ice that Mitz & I visited. A castle in the snow. It is hard to believe that someone could create something so wild and other-worldly out of water. I was thrilled that the pictures I took turned out at all. I couldn't see what my camera was getting with the bright sunlight burning my retinas.
A happy day to you as you look at your home, your everyday, and your winter adventures in a new way!
Love in pics,