I started branching into more creative photography this week. Two ideas leapt out at me, one certainly easier than the other. The first project I am working on involves capturing fire. Fire is very interesting as it is ephemeral and ever-changing, and a light source of its own. Fire is similar to water in some […]Read more "Project Planning"
Dog voluntold to help with photos.Read more "DIY Photo Effects, Part III: More Filter Fun."
Today I began experimenting with common household items as DIY lens filters. This project is separated into posts based on topic, to keep the number of images reasonable per post. These are silly little projects, especially considering all of these effects are easily achieved in post-processing, but it’s nice being able to tailor photos without […]Read more "DIY Photo Effects, Part I: Cats and Bottles"
Calystegia sepium, hedge bindweed, is a very common invasive species in the Northwest. Although beautiful, these plants have creeping vines that climb and bind on everything in their path. New plants can start from cutting, so disposing of the vines by cutting can actually spread the problem. The delicate white trumpet blossoms make for wonderful […]Read more "Morning Glory Glow."