I was down in Portland over the weekend, for a quick visit with my mother. While I was there, we took our cameras and went to a small park near her house that is part flying disc golf and part woods walking trail. I love to take pictures of flowers and insects but this trip definitely taught me that I need to learn more about manual camera operation so I can better adjust the white balance and I need to buy a true macro lens for the flowers and bugs.
But here are a few fun photos:
There’s a challenge called the 365 Project where the goal is to take a picture a day to both learn more about photography and to document a year in your life. I’ve been considering doing this for a while because I’m really trying to learn more about the camera I have.
So, I’ve decided to take the challenge starting January 1st. To help facilitate that as well as to have a home for all the photos so this blog doesn’t get too unfocused, I started a new website to house my photographic journey.
The blog is up, though I’m still messing around with parts of it. You can see it here.
Sometime this week I should begin a new adventure. During the holidays I had been playing with my sister-in-law’s dSLR camera and liked what could be achieved over what my little Point-N-Shoot could do. My mother has been a photographer for many years – film to now using digital – but I never thought it was for me because I was seriously non-visual.
I’m not blind, unlike a couple of friends of mine. Nor do I have actual vision issues but rather I have a weirdly wired brain.