Friday, May 21, 2010

I Love You Kimberly Powers

I love getting comments on my blog. I look forward to checking comments every morning. A few short mornings ago I got the BEST comment EVER from Kimberly....a long time Coastie Friend from San Diego and Alaska. She asked me a photography question. I was so excited that I beamed for several hours (maybe days??). I wanted to answer some of her questions....just in case any of you get as excited when reading my comments.

#1 The back of all my kids heads is what I am usually able to capture.

#2 Priscilla is THE BEST at not letting me get a picture of her.

#3 I take 1 million shots that you will NEVER see because LOVE the delete feature.
#4 Molly is the most agreeable when it comes to letting me practice. But even she gets bored with it.


#5 So...what you mostly DON'T see on my blog is the 500,000 pictures I take of silly things, like my flip flops on the sand. I practice fooling with my settings on objects that:
#1 Don't get hungry
#2 Won't move or hit the person next to them
#3 Does not need to see every picture the SECOND I am done shooting it.


I have to admit that I am having a lot of fun watching my kids grow up in the pictures that I take. I want to get better and in a few years I hope to achieve that. Until then I will chase the backs of sandy haired babies and coax small boys to smile.
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2 comments:

  1. I love the practice on objects that don't, won't and do not. I'm right there with ya. As they get older, they too will cherish these pics. Nice.

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  2. You're awesome, Lisa! What a relief to know that you don't always hit the perfect shot on the first try. You sure do get some good ones though! My philosophy is always, "the more pictures I take, the better chance of getting one I like." Of course, as Scott installs yet another external hard drive for our computer, he wishes I would become better friends with the delete button!

    Now you never did tell me what your favorite lens is.

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