As mentioned, the Boy and I are doing the Dogwood Photography Challenge for 2017 with a few friends. I figured I might as well start posting my efforts here, so to start getting caught up, here are Weeks 1-4! I’m also posting these to my Instagram with the appropriate hashtags as we go…
Week 1 – Story: Rule of Thirds [Shot on iPhone 6s]
The rule of thirds is the first compositional rule most photographers learn; but most don’t know why they learn it. The rule of thirds is amazing for telling a story. Tell a story using rule of thirds.
For this photo, I was waiting on a corner in Beverly Hills on a gorgeous day. I aligned the corners of this odd building above me with the grid on my phone and snapped the shot.
Week 2 – Technical: SOOC [Shot with Canon EF 50mm/f1.8 II]
Straight out of the Camera. No Photoshop. Shoot a compelling image and post it without edits. No cheating!
This was a tough one for me, who tends to get edit-happy, but I grit my teeth and did it…it’s a lovely camellia bush in front of my home. Continue reading