I’ve always said that there are two reasons and two sides of my photography- the memory keeper and the artist. I’m a scrapbooker and a photographer behind the camera. The problem is, of course, my scrapbooker self and my photographer self like to take two different types of photos.
As of late, I’ve been really exploring photography for pure photography. Of course, the fact that it’s spring doesn’t hurt- I want to be outside and enjoy the flowers.
Of course, flowers are always a willing subject and so fun to shoot.
After getting the shot below, I’ve totally fallen in love with shooting at the sun and capturing its warmth.
I thought I was going to shoot the sun from the same spot as where I fell in love with it as part of my “final” for the class only to find that there was a huge tent right where I wanted to shoot. We moved on to plan B- from the arboretum to downtown. . flowers to grunge. This pipe caught my muse. It’s so funny how God’s inspiration can take me in a totally different direction.
And just look what this pipe said!!!! I couldn’t believe it. It instantly brought me back to all the days I spent in Somerville, the memories, and all that going there has meant to me over the years.
On that same trip, as we always do, I peaked into the windows of my favorite building downtown. The building has a floor in it once again but clearly it’s not getting very far in any sort of renovations.
Cody went with me downtown while I was exploring shooting with Black and White as the full intention too.
I’m also taking Susannah Conway’s photography class as well. These days I’m thinking more about my style.
Shooting in the city, the big city, does has some advantages and I used it when we went to Shreveport-Bossier to go to the Bass Pro for warmer turkey stuff. (What a combo- big city pictures and camo, right?)
And of course, more flowers. Poor Cody, the deer lease is full of them- little pretty darlings that distract me while hunting or on other missions out there.
And, I’m still totally enamored with the sun.
Next up for photography classes for me- Finding your Photo Style at Big Picture Classes.