Friday, August 15, 2014

Our Life is Here- August

This blog post is part of a blog circle titled 'Our life is here' read through and click along to enjoy some amazing work from some of my amazing friends!

I've been working on some landscapes and perspectives lately.  Lets face it, when the weather is nice, I need to get out!  I really enjoy doing landscape work, mostly I really enjoy getting outside and spending a few moments alone.  Don't get me wrong, the vast majority of my shooting is around my house and my family, which I wouldn't change for a minute, but there is something about a great landscape shot that just takes my breath away.  I'm an outdoor junkie, and sometimes I feel it's only with a camera in my hand to I truly take a moment to slow down and soak in the scenery. 

Click through to see what my friend Dinah from Dinah Reese Photography has been up to this month!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Milky way bust

I set out to photograph the milky way last month.  As I started out, I could see some clouds rolling in the southern sky.  Sure enough, by the time I actually found a location that could see the southern sky (conveniently located by water for some great reflections too) the clouds had rolled in and the light pollution from the nearby town was bouncing around enough to spoil any milky way viewing for me.  The night may have bee a bust for the milky way, but my evening outting wasn't a total loss.


Sunday, August 10, 2014

Superman at the park

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sunrise at the lake

I slipped away for another morning sunrise over the lake before work.  I only get an hour when I get out, and I could easily spend the entire day out there, but I'm always surprised enjoyable this hour is to me.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Signs of summer

Friday, August 1, 2014

Long exposures + waterfalls

I've been trying to learn more about long exposures.  I went out to a little water falls that is just around the bend from my house.  I learned a few things: My tripod frustrates me.  I should wear tennis shoes when doing this.  Polarizing filters rock.  I need more practice.

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