Week 23: Leading Lines

Week 23 of the 52-week photography challenge. Composition: Leading Lines “You have already used leading lines to show Infinity. Now try to use strong leading lines in food photography.” While working on my computer outside and sipping on wine, inspiration struck.  In my mind wine counts as food photography.  Here is my quick snap for…

Week 22: Stranger

Week 22 of the 52-week photo challenge Story Telling: Stranger “It is easy to tell the story of someone you know. So for this week’s challenge I want you to tell the story of a stranger.” This past weekend we attended the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Arriving earlier than normal we were treated…

Weeks 18-21: Weight/Mass; Aging; Negative Space; Serenity

Time to play catch-up with the 52-week photography challenge. Week 18: Inspiration: Weight or Mass “Heavy as a stone, light as a feather. Find inspiration and shoot an amazing photograph.” I remember as a kid looking up at the clouds thinking wouldn’t it be nice to sit on one of those.  They look so light…

Camp Amy: Meet Daisy Mae

Once a week I tell my sweet pooch goodbye as I head out the door for an afternoon of volunteering at our local shelter.  We are the dog walkers.  A name we gave ourselves as a group because apparently creativity was absent that day. There are anywhere from three to six of us that show…

Bloody Mary Saturday & Blog Catch Up

As I sat here this afternoon sipping on a Bloody Mary while reading through blogs here on WordPress, I thought I have slacked on the blogging front.  This is the first time in months I sat down to actually read through my favorite blogs that I follow.  I realized how can I expect anyone to…

5.5 More Books Read For 2019

I read five and a half (more on that below) additional book since February.  However, I forgot to take pictures of most of them.  Oh well.  At least I still have my handy dandy list.  Here’s the round-up of my latest reads. “Mississippi Blood” by Greg Iles (692 pages) Fiction This was an excellent book….

Week 16: Shadow

Week 16 of the 52-week photography challenge. Story Telling: Shadow “Tell a story. Make it compelling while only using shadow” With warmer temperatures comes sipping on wine while soaking up the sun in the hammock.

Week 15: Anonymous

Week 15 of the 52-week photography challenge. Inspiration: Anonymous “This week’s inspiration is Anonymous. Interpret this how you wish.” At first I had no idea how to approach this week’s challenge.  After looking up the definition for inspiration, I found it in the third definition. “3 : lacking individuality, distinction, or recognizability” (Credit http://www.merriam-webster.com) On…

Week 14: Center Frame Portrait

Week 14 of the 52-week photography challenge:  Composition: Center Frame Portrait “Center Framed composition is a great way to isolate your subject. Use this knowledge to create a portrait that exhibits loneliness.” I could not decide which photo to use this week so I went with both. This is Jack the pirate.  He is our…

Week 13: New Beginnings

Week 13 of the 52-week photography challenge. Storytelling: New Beginnings “Our world is full of circular patterns; as some things end, others begin. Tell us a story of a New Beginning.” One of the first areas to pop when spring comes around.  This small area is always one of my first signals of the change…

Week 12: Trash

Week 12 of the 52-week photography challenge Inspiration:  Trash “Trash is your inspiration. Tell a story or create something beautiful.” Nature’s “trash” is infinitely more beautiful than our lowly human trash.  Unlike humans, nature reuses and recycles it’s trash in a splendid way.  Leaf and log litter become nutrients for the remaining living forest in…

Week 11: Fill the Frame

Week 11 of the 52-week photography challenge. Composition:  Fill the Frame “Using Fill the Frame is a great way to isolate your subject and create interest in your photo. Can you do it with only one color in the frame? Fill the Frame with one color.” This is the color all around our place right…