My Garden, Photography, Plant

Assignment 25: My Photography Passion

This is my contribution to Scott's Assignment 25: Your Photography Passion.  I have to say that I photograph everything around me whether it be plants, nature, people or events. I am a gardener and I love to photograph plants, it's fascinating to see how fast they grow from week to week. I photographed my garden… Continue reading Assignment 25: My Photography Passion

Photography

Assignment 24: Black & White Photography

This is my contribution to Scott’s Assignment 24: Black & White Photography. I've decided to shoot in Raw and in color, then post production conversion to Black & White in Lightroom 4.  I thought it would be interesting to see vibrant subjects in Black & White so I went to visit a small backyard chicken… Continue reading Assignment 24: Black & White Photography

My Garden, Photography

Assignment 22: Color Composition

This is my contribution to Scott’s Assignment 22: Color Composition. The assignment is to make new photos to share showing how color is used for composition.  I didn't have to go very far looking for colors, the banana tree was from my garden. I chose the autumn leaves as my background, shot at f/4 to… Continue reading Assignment 22: Color Composition

My Garden, Photography, Wildlife

Assignment 20: Birds in Motion

This is my contribution to Scott’s Assignment 20: Motion.  I was fortunate to spot a hummingbird this evening in my garden.  As I was waiting for him to return, I spotted this yellow birth perching on my Maximilian sunflower. Then he flew away. I was hoping that he would and was able to capture him in… Continue reading Assignment 20: Birds in Motion

Moon, Photography

Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds

This is my contribution to Scott's Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds. I hope you will join because Scott is giving away a free spot in Kent Weakley’s next eClass on Composition starting on January 20, 2012. The winner will be randomly drawn from the assignment submissions and deadline for the assignment is January 18, 2012.… Continue reading Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds

Community, Event, Photography

Hickory Motor Speedway

This is my contribution to Scott’s Assignment 15: Competition.  It is one of the hardest assignments for me, and one that I enjoyed the most so far.  I thought it would be interesting to photograph car racing, a sport that I knew nothing of.  We visited the Hickory Motor Speedway on Sunday, the race usually… Continue reading Hickory Motor Speedway

Food, Photography, Wildlife

Showing Scale in Photography: Think Small

This is my contribution to Scott’s Assignment 14: Showing Scale in Photography. When I think of scale I think of something big in comparison to myself, but for this assignment I decided to think small, just like this stink bug landing on my dad's pear. I bought the Asian Bananas yesterday at the Asian Market… Continue reading Showing Scale in Photography: Think Small