June 2009

In delirium

David and I have been up since 3:30 a.m., and I’m running on back-up battery.  It’s about 5:45 here, and David’s already asleep.  I’m about to go to bed too, but I thought I’d post a few photos first.  I’m hoping that I get better over the course of the trip, but here are just a few from today.

We hit Mormon Row too late in the day, but I didn’t know if we’d get a chance to go back.  So, this is the best one I could get.  
Leaving Mormon Row I took this one.  Again, the sun was really too high, but it wouldn’t move when I asked it too…

Well, it’s past my bedtime.  Nighty-nite!

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Continuing education
Each time that I learn something new about photography it also brings the realization of how little I really know.  But as Susan says, photography is about “cultivating” a talent.  Although I’m impatient to know it all (quickly), I’m trying my best to enjoy the process.
Today I’m posting some of the photos I took while visiting the “Tallahassee Mullins” family.  At this point, I’m most comfortable capturing immobile objects, so I was just hoping to get a few decent shots.  Thankfully, I think I was successful, and here are a few of my favorites.
        
                                                           
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Keeping up with the other Mullins
After spending time in Tallahassee, I now have “Mac envy”. Andy and Susan both have MacBook Pros, 17 and 15″ respectively. So of course my MacBook 13″ is looking puny (ignoring the fact that we have a 24″ desktop). We had a great time on the couch with all three laptops open and sharing files, but I almost wish I’d never seen their computers. I should be happy with my own, but I find myself wanting to sell my 2 computers for one MacBook Pro. Decisions, decisions.
Last week I had over 600 photos developed on Shutterfly. The only downside of digital pictures is that I’m not forced to get them developed – which means I wait a long time to print them. I was sad to see that many photos that I loved on my computer screen just didn’t look as great on paper. Next time I’d like to go with a higher quality printer to see what kind of difference it makes. I was most upset about the ones taken this spring, when the cherry trees were blooming. At least I can still enjoy them through my screen.



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My purpose for blogging
I spent the last four days in Tallahassee with Susan and her family, and we had such a great time together. We even had a few chances to take photos, and we were really pleased with what we got. On the way home to Macon, I decided to focus my blog on my new-found love of photography. Rather than inundating friends and family’s email accounts with my favorite shots, I’m hoping to keep this updated. Check back often, and I hope you enjoy my work!
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