Monday, August 22, 2011

Day 62 Calm, Cool, Camera

Easy days, boy do I love easy days! Just a bit of shopping, a dinner with family and a cool night with my camera. Personally, I would prefer it not to be quite so cool already, but for some reason, those are the nights that I prefer to grab my camera for long exposures. I really have no idea why that is since I loathe being cold. I find it unbearable when my fingers and toes get cold and I’m one of those people where that happens too easily. It’s amazing how quickly my nose gets cold! My husband always saying “Yep, your nose is cold.” But despite all that, I still get out there with my camera, so that tells you how much I like playing with low light and bulb exposure setting. 
The trick tonight was that I didn’t have a tripod with me or a way to create artificial light where ever I wanted to place it. So I had to play around a bit. 





I had a lot of fun playing with my camera and these were my favorites. I’m such an amateur when it comes to photography, but I learn by doing. Stepping outside for just 30 to 45 minutes is enough alone time to rejuvenate me and when you add the anticipation of what is in the camera, well, that’s when you find me smiling. 

10 comments:

  1. I love your posts. I read them every day just to see what your kidlets are up to and how you coped! I like easy days too, though I am far from a photographer I have other hobbies that I enjoy that give me that same sense of satisfaction. May all your days be that easy!
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  2. Those are so pretty! I'd love to have a camera that I could play with because I am in love with light and the way it works... *sigh* I'll have to live vicariously through you :-)

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  3. Organic Blonde, thanks! I don't think I could want for a better compliment! And wouldn't it be great if all days were so easy!

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  4. Jenn, thanks for popping by and checking them out. If you're ever looking for a camera with more manual control, check out the Pentax cameras. They're great quality and less cash than the Canon and Nikon brands. I have loved all of mine!

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  5. I love to take pictures! With my phone that is. Those photos are amazing! I wish I had a more firm grasp of photography haha. Thanks for stopping by www.mylittlepumpkin808.blogspot.com
    Now following ^_^

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  6. Thanks Jazmin! I would have liked to have done some different angles, but I didn't have my tripod. Oh well. As far as photography goes, I just picked up books and a camera went with it. Thanks for the follow!

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  7. I would love to learn how to use a camera better than I do. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am having a great working vacation.

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  8. These are really cool photos, I really like the top one. It's amazing. I also love taking pictures of things, I love my camera!
    New Follower from VB

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  9. Bonnie, I'm glad you're having a good week during your working vacation home! I hope you're getting everything accomplished that you wanted.

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  10. True Identity, thanks for the compliments! The top one is my favorite too! I had a lot of fun playing with the focusing and aperture on the camera for that and getting the image straight without using a tripod was a bit tricky.

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