How to Take Photos

November 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

I’ve always loved taking photos. The one above is of my friends’ daughters playing in a pool in Charleston, SC. Taking photos for my blog has been an aspect I’ve really enjoyed. Luckily I have an amazing camera (Canon 5D Mark II) that does most of the work. I know one of the central elements in learning photography is to just get out, fool around with the camera and take a lot of pictures. I’ve done that but now I want to actually understand how my camera works and learn use it manually. I know I could do a lot more with it.

I also want to hone in more on what kind of subjects I like. Looking back over the photos I liked most from last year I seem to gravitate towards people and life. It will be fun to explore whether that’s true this week.

Dairy owner’s granddaughter in milking room in NE Colorado

Afternoon lunch in Paris

Nephew practicing karate

midnight in Venice Italy

curious little girl outside grocery in Grover Colorado

Dancing by the Seine

Late night by the grand canal

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