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Monday, January 31, 2011

Dominique


My friend Dominique volunteered to play model for me so I could get some portrait practice in, so we went out to Ocmulgee for a shoot. She did such a great job! I'm not so good at posing, but she really took the initiative and did her thing! Anytime you feel like modeling again, just let me know girl!

Kudos to my husband Jordan as well, for being my assistant! You were a huge help. :)

Here are a few of my favorites.











If you're interested in seeing more, I'll probably be adding them to my flickr site over the next several days.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Boredom


A rainy day meant nothing to do but play with my ukulele.

And take pictures of it, naturally.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

More Jordan

I tried to do another shoot with Jordan today, but it was just so cold out that we ended up having to cut it short. I got a couple of decent shots, though. These were taken on the deck of the cabin at Luna Lake.


I really need another subject to shoot besides my husband and chihuahua! :) Volunteers? Anyone? Anyone?

Mocking Bird


This mocking bird is aptly named, as it spends a lot of time lately perched on the privacy fence on my patio taunting my cats, who all sit in the window watching closely.

I kept saying it was mocking me too, because it was always there when I didn't have my camera ready, and would stay there for a long time...but of course if I got up to get my camera it would take off by the time I returned.

But I finally caught it!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Dingo

I took a few more pics of the Dingo using my tabletop studio. I bought this set up for taking pictures of my jewelry for Etsy, its a light tent and two cheapy lights, but I ended up ordering one with a tent that was way too big...so I've been instead using it more as a mini studio for taking pics of my critters. Someday I'll have real studio stuff! ;) But for now, it's good practice.

If you've seen any of my previous Dingo photos with an obvious backdrop (ie, the black background or the 2010 christmas shots), they were taken using this set up.

I got a bunch of decent shots this time...but they're all pretty similar so I'm just going to post two so they don't run together. Yeah, you'll get a lot of Dingo photos from me, like it or not. He is such a good model! And works cheap...for treats!


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Jordan at Ocmulgee

I got my first reflector a few days ago, so I was eager to try it out. I ended up dragging my husband Jordan out to Ocmulgee National Monument on Sunday to take some pictures. Sure...I could have just done it in the backyard...but what fun would that have been? Anyway, I thought I should post my first try with it. Below is a comparison shot....first one without use of the reflector, and then one with.


You can see the shadows are a lot less harsh. Neat-o! So I can't wait to experiment with it more. Didn't do too much this trip, because it's rather tricky to use a reflector without an assistant to hold it for you. I must have looked pretty amusing running back and forth from the tripod-mounted camera over to hold the reflector.

Here are a couple more photos of Jordan taken that day at Ocmulgee.





Oh no, another one? Really?

Yeah, I know...I just made a new blog not too long ago and quickly gave up on it...and here I am with another one already? Well, I was thinking of trying out a photo blog. I'm not sure that I'll keep it, as it seems kind of silly to have a photo blog when I post the majority of my photos on my flickr site anyway (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tetedefromage/). But for the people that don't regularly check out my flickr site (ie: everyone), lets see how this works out. It will probably fizzle out like the others, but we'll give it a try.

And since it would be blashphemy not to post a photo in a photo blog....have a cat!


And yes, I do realize that the title has nothing to do with anything. That's just until I think of a real one.