Category Archives: Photography lessons

Seeing Cabbage

Savoy Cabbage Seldom do I have the opportunity to see something common and ordinary in a whole new way. During my photography class, I was introduced to the work of Edward Weston. I will never see vegetables in the same way … Continue reading

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White Rose, Red Bug

This week’s homework assignment for my creative photography class was to shoot a surreal image. The assignment stretched my imagination and tested my problem-solving skills. After several failed ideas, false starts, and adaptation, I selected this as my final image. In case … Continue reading

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Bruges’ Tallest Tower Two Ways

Church of Our Lady (Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk), Bruges, Belgium. Recently, I posted a photo of the Dijver Canal with the Church of Our Lady‘s Tower in the distance. This post is getting up close and personal, viewing Bruges’ tallest tower in color … Continue reading

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The Draw of Pattern

Beach in Amalfi, Italy (Aug. 2007). Pattern is the subject of the fourth lesson in photography. This selection of photos are my responses to finding natural and man-made patterns and finding pattern in single items and within groups. Pattern can … Continue reading

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Geirangerfjord, Norway, and Photography Lesson No. 3: Texture

Geirangerfjord, Norway, from Dalsnibba Plateau (Aug. 2008). This photo has nothing to do with my completion of Photography Lesson No. 3, but I wanted to share it anyway. Last night, as I went through some of my old trip photos, it stopped … Continue reading

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Seeing the Beauty of Life OR Photo Lesson No. 2: FORM

A Beautiful Fly Since starting the photography lessons contained in John Hedgecoe’s Complete Guide to Photography, I’ve noticed strange things happening in my brain. My view of the world around me is changing. I’m seeing things differently. Or maybe I’m starting to … Continue reading

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Beginnings

Upon leaving the United States, I had every good intention of starting a blog of my foreign travels and experiences. Now, six months on, I have gobs of photos and already-softening memories. For goodness sake, it’s time to get this … Continue reading

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