Friday, February 4, 2011

Day 31

We had a snowstorm blow through and everything looked so amazing covered in snow. The patterns that the snow makes on the chain link fence is fun to try and photograph. Here's my attempt.

Day 30

Sam made pizza and it looked great and tasted even better. Sorry the image is so grainy. I had bumped up the ISO and I should have grabbed my tripod instead.

Day 29

The girls were in the bath and I shot a couple of them playing around with their duckies.

Day 20 through 28

Okay, so I kind of fell of the wagon for a little bit. I don't know why, I was very uninspired and having a hard time coming up with anything. I did try some panning shots one day. Sarah was begging me to go outside and ride her bike so I thought I would try panning again. I read up on some technique and I think I did better this time.

Day 18

I took the girls to the aquarium and decided not to take my Nikon because I didn't want to lug it around. I took my little Olympus point and shoot and tried to get a few pictures. After using my Nikon for so long and then going back to my little camera, I realized why I love it so much and why a DSLR is so much better than a point and shoot (for me anyway). Needless to say, the pictures for the day didn't turn out the way I wanted. Lesson learned, it is worth lugging around the big camera to get the shot you want.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Day 17

I spent the evening out at Farmington Bay bird refuge. I had seen the clouds earlier in the evening and thought there was a chance of a great sunset so I grabbed my camera and headed out. I was not disappointed. I am disappointed in my ability to capture what I see. Sunset pictures are something that I am still trying to figure out. This was one of the best. I need to figure out how to blend two exposures together to get a higher dynamic range. This may be a photo I revisit when I figure that out.

Day 16

This was the day of Sarah's actual birthday. We invited family over for cake and ice cream and had a great time visiting.