The photographic explorations of a former film student.

Archive for August, 2013

Buds, Blooms, and Bees

I went for a walk in the woods last week and found the bees swarming over the late summer blossoms. Although I’m just as afraid of bees as the next person, the prospect of getting a good shot becomes more important to me when I have a camera in my hands. Enjoy the last week or so of summer!

 

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Next Time: Plants on White or Tools

I might uproot/cutoff some remaining plants and bring them indoors to shoot them on white under more controlled conditions. Either that or I’ll take a close look at hand tools.


Measurement

Measurement is a vital part of our lives. Everything that is built requires some kind of measuring to make sure it goes together right.

tapemeasurer

 

If you ever tried to bake bread or a cake without measuring how much of each ingredient you put in the batter, it probably wouldn’t turn out very well.

measuringspoons

 

drymeasure

 

Yes it is important, but let’s not be absurd. Your morning “cup” of orange juice doesn’t have to be exactly eight ounces. Ten or twelve will be OK.

liquidmeasure

 

Next Time: Nature or Portrait