Karma's When I Feel Like It Blog

July 17, 2010

Thinking, Learning, Blooming

Filed under: What's Blooming — Karma @ 3:29 pm
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I want to start by saying thank you to all the photographers who have been reading this blog and giving me advice, especially since I got the new camera.  I’m spending time thinking about shots when I compose them.  I’m trying to remember what I have learned from the many awesome photos I’ve seen on your blogs.  I feel like I am beginning to bloom with my photography skill.   The zinnia above shows one of my better attempts to fill the frame with the zoom lens and keep the shot in focus.  I’ve unfortunately realized that just because a shot looks focused on the LCD, it doesn’t necessarily mean it is focused!

I’ve been thinking about composition.  I remembered Scott’s post about looking at any picture two different ways when I took these daylilies.  I thought they told a little story about daylilies: past, present and future. But I couldn’t decide which way looked better.  What do you think?
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I’ve been thinking about white balance and exposure compensation.
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I’m learning to take chances and to try to focus on the details.
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I’m looking for the beauty and interest in everyday things.
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I may be a late bloomer, but I hope that I am blooming and growing.
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(P.S. Happy Birthday to Hubby today! 🙂 )