photography 101

Foggy Morning Blues

I awoke this morning to another lovely sunrise through the horse-hole in my backyard – a foggy sunrise.  I wish I could photograph the horses sticking their heads through when the fog is swirling like this. It would make a pretty sight. Well Team Pepper, we made it.  Day 30.  I have thoroughly enjoyed making …

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Photography 101–Triumph

When Photography 101 asked that our last assignment be about “triumph,” I realized that I was not sure what to share as a photo that would relate to the meaning of the word. I turned to my tried and true to look up a few references on what triumph means. I decided that I …

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Photography 101-Double

Photography 101 is looking for images of doubles today.  How could I not share my two lovely Pomeranian sisters, Sugar and Spice? Thanks for stopping by on this Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy your families! Silver Threading

Photography 101-Edge

Today, show us an edge — a straight line, a narrow ridge, a precipice.  Tip: To make sure your edge packs a punch, use a photo editing tool to check the alignment and adjust the image, if needed, so that your edge is perfectly straight. This is a photo of a ridge in Montana. I …

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Photography 101–Into the Looking Glass

Incorporate glass in today’s image: a window, a mirror, a wine glass, sunglasses, or something else. It doesn’t matter what form the glass takes. This is a photo I took of the mirror over my couch which reflects the candle tree on the opposite wall.  I did run this photo through Picmonkey to crop the …

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Photography 101–Treasures in Nature

Photography 101 asks: “Show us an image that represents a treasure to you. Tip: Get close to your subject — either use the zoom function in your camera, if it has one, or physically move closer to it.” I had an interesting walk this morning.  It was very warm, almost 70 degrees F. and the …

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Photography 101–Landscapes

Photography 101 shares with us today: “Today, snap a picture of a landscape. Focus on the gestalt — rather than a specific subject or focal point within the scene. The setting itself is the star.” This is a photo of the U. S. Navy’s Helicopter Training Field that I walk past each day on my …

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Photography 101–Swarms

Photography 101 is looking for a swarm today… “Show us a swarm today: large group, moving together. Birds. Bugs. Kids. Taxi cabs. Your subjects can be big or small, animate or inanimate — whatever they are, you just need a lot of them.” This is about the best “swarm” that I could come up with …

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Photography 101–Fleeting Moments in Time

Photography 101 suggests we: Capture a fleeting moment and experiment with blur and movement. I love this photo of the surf I captured last week on Pensacola Beach. The solitude is there along with the white froth of the gentle waves.  I also like the calmness it portrays as there is no large swell, just …

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Photography 101- Architecture

Black & White VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Photo 101 today shares: “As we explored yesterday, color is a powerful element in photography. But let’s not forget black and white, or monochrome, which can be very dramatic! Black, white, gray, and shades in between interact in the frame in dynamic ways. Train your eye to …

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