I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday. If you are looking for some photography ideas around the holiday, especially if you live in the colder climates and don’t want to go outside, consider working with your holiday decorations. There are a lot of interesting and creative things you can do with decorations. What I did in this image is illuminate this translucent jar from behind to give it a glowing type of… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 357. I have really loved the amount of experimentation this 365 day photo challenge has inspired in me. I am almost scared to stop at the end of the year because I might lose the motivation to try new things. Todays photo: Large black background photo background. Sparkling Christmas tree decoration. One strand of colored Christmas lights casting light on the tree creating the colored lighting… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 335. I had an idea that for today’s photo I wanted to compose a shot where there was a subject in the foreground and I stood in the background and spun a string of lights. No idea what exactly my subject would be though. I considered going outside for the shot but that would make figuring out a foreground subject more difficult. If I stayed inside… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 333. More playtime with light. But I guess that doesn’t really say much since that is essentially what all photography is. Lets rephrase. More playtime with long exposures and moving light. Trying to figure out what to photograph today. I was looking around and saw this snowflake decoration we have. I thought I might be able to do something interesting with it. I set up my… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 328. Wanted to do something with the holiday lighting. Had an idea to do some long exposures in dimly lit rooms. Then decided to get a little more creative. Started moving the camera to create light streaks. Then realized I could move the lights during the long exposure to create light streaks. I like how the streaks of light turned out. I think I will have… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 325. Holiday décor can always make for interesting photographs. It was interesting to get up close. Try to include as many elements as possible and eliminate distractions. The glow of the light through the cut outs are the focus. The decoration on the left glows and projects a tree onto the side of the decoration on the right.
One photo a day challenge: Day 313. Today seemed like a good day to work with my fall décor some more. What are some creative ways I could photograph my fall themed items? I reviewed my recent photos to see what I had done in the past. The last thing I wanted to do was replicate something I had done recently. In trying to decide what to photograph I decided to work… Read More