Christmas in Boring Oregon comes with the long tradition of our annual community holiday party hosted by the Boring/Damascus Grange. Every year we gather at the Boring Station Trailhead Park, located in the heart of “downtown” Boring. We sing Christmas Carols with our friends and neighbors and await for Santa’s arrival on a decades-old antique…
Las Vegas, Nevada is perhaps a microcosm for just about everything that’s wrong with American society. Suffice it to say, I’m not really a big fan But, that town’s got some darn good food (Gordon Ramsey’s BURGR restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip is an incredible dining experience!) And, if you’re a fine art or…
Lots of peas and raspberries coming out of our garden! We’re starting to get a bit overwhelmed!
So after a year of taking a photo every day, everybody’s been asking me “what’s next?” I swore I wouldn’t do it again, but some of my awesome photography friends peer pressured me into joining them in a 52 week project (a photo a week). We’re in week 3 and this week’s theme was “water drops.” This is a shot I took this evening of the condensation on the inside of the automatic watering bottle we have for our pets. I back-lit the drops by bouncing my flash into a blue blanket, giving them the blue cast.
Here’s a shot of a powder blue Volksawgon Bug driving down a rural Oregon country road. Ask me how I got this image, and I might have to plead the 5th.
My wife put this cute little Dahlia in a vase and placed it on our bookshelf this morning. Then it sat there, screaming: “photograph me!”
I love capturing macro images of water drops; The way the drops act as lenses in their own right, refracting light and casting shadows. Here, I used a printed note card in the background and a simple work light to create dimension.
I’m on Day 123 of my 365 project and I haven’t missed a photo yet. Today was a long day, and the shutter closed on this image of some wrenches on my garage floor at 11:59:44—a bit too close for comfort!
I had a bit too much fun with my camera and a spray bottle today!