Week 24, Artistic: Sparkle!

Yeah… so… sparkles?  Sure, why not.  With help from a willing friend who modeled for me, and his girlfriend who was more than willing to put all kinds of glitter on his face,… Continue reading

Week 23, Landscape: Weather

Weather is a rather fickle thing to try and capture… It’s never exactly what you want it to be and the forecasts are often wrong.  And what defines weather?  Is a picture of… Continue reading

Week 22, Portrait: Hands

Not too much to this week’s shot.  Was hoping to get something interesting at Balticon, but it just wasn’t a good place to take pictures of people’s hands… Shot with a Panasonic GM1… Continue reading

Week 21, Artistic: Fantasy

Another week, another new type of skill!  This time it was learning how to make a composite, which I honestly need much more practice at doing.  The background was an older shot that… Continue reading

Week 20, Landscape: Night Owl

One of my favorite ways of doing a landscapes is to do a long exposure of moving water… which I actually haven’t done yet this challenge.  On the down side, a night time shot… Continue reading

Week 19, Portrait: Messy

So… Ever hit yourself in the face with an Ice Cream Sandwich?  It’s actually rather sticky.  I’m on the road for the next few weeks, and while I had a friend offer to… Continue reading

Week 18, Artistic: Texture

After some searching around the house, this weeks subject was a cheese grater!  Yay cheese!  Used the new V850 flash, worked perfectly. Shot with a Panasonic GX8 + 42.5/1.7 lens at f/2.8, iso 100,… Continue reading

Week 17, Landscape: Urbanscape

I’ll be honest, I’m not really happy with this shot.  I really wanted to get a good city skyline or more modern down town pick.  In fact, I have a few of those… Continue reading

Week 16, Portrait: Movement

So, this weekend I got to play with doing shutter drag at the Whidbey Island Marathon.  I only caught part of the event though, as I was a bit under the weather still… Continue reading

Week 15, Artistic: Metal

So, this week I tried a few different shots, seen below.  The only one I wanted to try but couldn’t would have been something involving Metal music (parents were visiting on vacation, so… Continue reading