All Hallows Eve!

“It’s said that All Hallows’ Eve is one of the nights when the veil between the worlds is thin – and whether you believe in such things or not, those roaming spirits probably believe in you, or at least acknowledge your existence, considering that it used to be their own. Even the air feels different on Halloween, autumn-crisp and bright.”
-Erin MorgensternHalloween .jpg

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World Photo Day!

In honor of World Photo Day! I leave you with this photograph as well as this lovely quote:
“You don’t take a photograph. You make it.”
-Ansel AdamsPhoto Day.jpg

April 27th, 2016

Keep one object in darkness, not complete, but enough to add mystery.April 27th.jpg

April 25th, 2016

Interpret the subject “Hope”. The more personal the interpretation the better. Avoid cliches.
(When I was younger I battled depression and nearly lost. Years later, the depression still lingers but there is so much happiness, there is so much “Hope”).April 25th.jpg

April 24th, 2016

April 24th, 2016 (National Pinhole Day!)
Make up your own assignment. Challenge yourself!3.jpg

April 21st, 2016

Photograph your foreground subject out of focus but with the background in focus.

April 21st.jpg

April 20th, 2016

April 20th edit.jpgRecreate a classic photograph or painting mimicking the composition, lighting, and nuances, but in a new contemporary surrounding.

I recreated a photograph made by:
Francesca Woodman.

April 19th, 2016

Set your camera to record in B&W, look for strong form instead of color.April 18th.jpg