One thing that folks who have experienced the military can tell you is that it is like being in a family. Sometimes folks can really get on your nerves and maybe there are some you don’t like at all, but for the most part, when push comes to shove, you put aside the differences and … More Week 30 – Family
This week was a fun challenge. It made me wish I had a macro lens as I ended up having to crop my images a fair bit to get in close enough to accentuate the water drops. To capture the pictures I put water into a blue ball and then used a syringe to create … More Week 29 – Water Drop
This is another photo from my month at National Training Center in the California desert doing a training rotation with my unit. I had debated about bringing my little Sony but I’m glad I did. I captured a number of photos I was able to use for the challenge including this one which is one … More Week 28 – Portrait as Landscape
A straight on picture of a MacBook Pro keyboard. Seems pretty straightforward, right? Well, I discovered after taking the picture that getting everything to look straight was a challenge. So I cropped rotated, recropped, and rotated some more. Eventually I got it where I liked it. Who knew such a simple shot could take so … More Week 27 – Communication
I attempted a long exposure light painting shot but couldn’t get it quite right. Once again, I raided the closet in the boys room for inspiration and found some glow sticks. I cleared out a space in the garage and set my camera up on a tripod. I broke the requisite number of sticks to … More Week 26 – Light Painting
Shortly after we arrived at our new home I grabbed some toys and went outside to try and get a photo. I decided to use my 10-18mm lens to get a little different look. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
On our trip to the Northwest this past summer to visit family and friends we drove through some of the gorgeous Palouse region of Washington State. The green wheat field, red barn, and blowing cotton from nearby poplar trees made for one of my favorite pictures of the challenge.