Photo Class

While in Phoenix for my husband’s business meeting, I participated in a photography class. It was only two hours long, but we learned some amazing things! The instructor gave us a few hints on taking better photos with our phones then sent us out onto the resort property to take pictures for a half hour.…

Eighteen Photos 

      Day 18 Photo Challenge June 28, 2016. The White House News Photographers Association “Eyes on History” gala takes place tonight. The photo challenge is getting harder as the number increases! Post a picture representing the number 18. It can be eighteen items, eighteen people, or something showing the number 18. Maybe even…

A Story in Photos

I had planned to post pictures of our fun Homeschool Extreme Water Kickball and Play Day. We had dozens of kids and parents playing all over our yard today! A giant slip and slide on the hill, sprinklers for the preschoolers in one area, and a kickball game with inflated pools for bases in another…

June 11 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 11 Photo Challenge June 11, 1963. We’ve all seen the pictures: Governor of Alabama George Wallace standing at the door of a building at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students from attending the school. He was not successful. The pictures of the young people standing…

Photo Challenge: Four

June 1-30 Challenge Day 4 Photo Challenge June 4, 1917. The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded. If there was a Pulitzer for amateur photography… Today is your chance to post your entry for the competition! Post a picture representing the number 4. It can be four items, four people, or something showing the number 4.…

Numbers

In June, I am hosting a June 1-30 Challenge. Each day of the month, I will post a challenge or prompt that relates to the number of the date.  I’ve been taking photos use as the featured image for each prompt.  Here are some of my photos.   If you are interested in joining the…

Photo 101 Day 18: Edge and Alignment 

For my long time readers, there are only two more days of this class. I hope my daily posting of pictures hasn’t bored you. Today’s assignment is: Today, show us an edge — a straight line, a narrow ridge, a precipice. Today’s Tip: To make sure your edge packs a punch, use a photo editing…

Photo 101 Day 17: Glass, Squared

Incorporate glass in today’s image: a window, a mirror, a wine glass, sunglasses, or something else. It doesn’t matter what form the glass takes. I took this picture last week from my daughter’s kitchen window. This is what she sees when washing dishes. What a lovely view! Today I took this picture off my front…