Sunday, September 30, 2012

Repetitions 274


Here is the quilt and shawl show at my church. There are lots of examples of repetition in the quilts and the shawls. 9/30/12

Assignment: Train your eye to look for repetition. Make a photo of a repeating subject while considering composition and DOF., post it then Tag it with #TP327

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Hydrangea Leaves 273


Here are some hydrangea leaves after the rain. 9/29/12

Assignment: Trees and plants are great photographic subjects. Make a photograph of a tree or plant today., post it then Tag it with #TP326

Friday, September 28, 2012

Teeny Tiny Tea Set of 5 272


Here is a teeny tiny tea set made up of 5 parts on my shelf. I used to collect pigs and tea pots. 9/28/12

Assignment: Today's number is 5. Make a photo that illustrates the number in some way, either literally or abstractly., post it then Tag it with #TP325

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Mickey Mouse Watch 271


Here is one of my favorite watches that my hubby has given me.  9/27/12

Assignment: Clocks are omnipresent in modern life. Make a photo of the clock, watch, or other device that you use most to tell time., post it then Tag it with #TP324

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Rocks 270


Assignment: Make a high contrast photograph today., post it then Tag it with #TP323

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Myrtle Beach Sunrise 269


I love sitting on the balcony waiting for the sun to rise. It is a great way to start the day. 9/25/12

Monday, September 24, 2012

Water Spigot 268


Here is the water spigot to rinse your feet off after coming off the beach. (Myrtle Beach, SC) 9/24/12

Assignment: Taps and plumbing (Spigot and faucet)- around the house can be interesting, even when they are plain an simple , post it then Tag it with #TP321

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Myrtle Beach Trees 267


Here are some trees along Ocean Blvd. at Myrtle Beach. 9/23/12

Assignment: Find a composition today with a strong line or edge that cuts from one corner of the frame to the other., post it then Tag it with #TP320

Saturday, September 22, 2012

You Are So Beautiful To Me 266


Lyrics from Joe Cocker's song You Are So Beautiful. I saw this at an Artisan and Antique Fair that we went to today. They called this Recycled Art. I thought it was whimsical and cute but my hubby didn't.  9/22/12

Assignment: Make a photo that goes with the title (or lyrics) of a song. Interpret away!, post it then Tag it with #TP319

Friday, September 21, 2012

Connection 265



Here is my modem and my router for my internet. I have got to have my internet for all my connections. 9/21/12

Assignment: Make a photograph that illustrates the idea of connection., post it then Tag it with #TP318

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Varsity Yarn 264



Here is the yarn I spun on my spinning wheel. 9/20/12

Assignment: Practice the art of simplicity today by making an interesting photo from a minimalist perspective , post it then Tag it with #TP317

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Red Cross Drill 263


We had a county wide drill and we are setting up a shelter. 9/19/12

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Ferns 262


I edited this in Picasa and used something called "Boost." 9/18/12

Assignment: Experiment in the digital darkroom today. Make a photo and post-process it any way you like to unleash your creativity., post it then Tag it with #TP315

Monday, September 17, 2012

Old Wagon 261


I'm glad I don't have to travel in an old wagon like this. 9/17/12

Assignment: Make a black and white photograph today, your choice of subject., post it then Tag it with #TP314

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Pots and Pans 260


These are an assortment of pots and pans in my cabinet. Some are passed down from my family and some from my husband's family. The new pots on the left top shelf were the first pots that we bought ourselves in 30 years and we just got them aout 3 months ago. 9/16/12

Assignment: Get out in to the kitchen and show us your pots and pans, post it then Tag it with #TP313

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Cockscomb 259


I thought the color and texture of this flower was beautiful. It is also known as Celosia. 9/15/12

Assignment: An old adage in photography says if you want to improve your photographs, move closer. Fill your frame today!, post it then Tag it with #TP312

Mabry Mill 258


This is Mabry Mill along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. According to Wikipedia, " It was first a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, then became a sawmill. By 1905 it was in operation as a gristmill. By 1910 the front part of the mill was completed and included a lathe for turning out wheel hubs, a tongue and groove lathe, a planer and a jig-saw." 9/15/12

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Monticello 257


Today we visited Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, VA. 9/13/12

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Appalachian Trail Staircase 256


Here is part of the AT that leads up a staircase to continue on the trail. 9/12/12

Assignment: Pull our attention through the photograph use diagonal line or series of diagonal lines to help us on our trip., post it then Tag it with #TP309

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Blue Ridge Parkway Mushrooms 255


I used the macro selection on my camera today. This mushroom was found on one of the overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway in VA. 9/11/12

Assignment: Find out what those buttons and dials on your camera do. Play today! Try a new setting and make a photo. , post it then Tag it with #TP308

Monday, September 10, 2012

Along the River 254


Today we biked the Virginia Creeper Trail (a rails-to-trail) and it was absolutely beautiful.  The trail runs along this meandering river and fall wildflowers were abundant! 9/10/12

Assignment: The Golden Ratio has been used in art for millennia. Use or illustrate the Golden Ratio in a photograph today., post it then Tag it with #TP307

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Barebone Rock Tunnel 253


A logging truck used to go through this tunnel many years ago (Virginia). 9/9/12

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Park Sign 252


Here is a park sign we bought at an antique shop many years ago. It is really brown but I guess the way the light reflected on when I took the picture made it seem orange. I never noticed how many scratches are on this sign before. 9/8/12

Assignment: Many signs are immediately recognizable, but if you get in close you might find something new. Try it!, post it then Tag it with #TP305

Friday, September 7, 2012

Lion 251


We bought 2 of these lions from the Virginia Metalcrafters when we were traveling through a small town. 9/7/12

Assignment: Free Art Friday - simple find some FREE art or artwork take a photograph and share with us, post it then Tag it with #TP304

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Mushroom 350


Here a mushroom that I found today. 9/6/12

Assignment: Use vignetting in a photograph today. Either add it in post processing (easier) or do it in camera via lens or lighting (harder)., post it then Tag it with #TP303

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Silhouette 249


Here are tall tree silhouettes against the sky. 9/5/12

Assignment: Make a photograph that features a silhouette today., post it then Tag it with #TP302

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Panera Bread 248


We usually go to Panera Bread for a bagel every morning. 9/4/12

Assignment: Imagine you've been commissioned to photograph a product for a company's marketing dept. Give us your best product shot., post it then Tag it with #TP301

Monday, September 3, 2012

Jellyfish 247


Here is the jellyfish we saw on sale at the Asian Market today. I am always fascinated by the unusual seafood they have for sale here. 9/3/12

Assignment: It's 300, well done everyone and many thanks for the support the choice is yours today, subject and method or 300!, post it then Tag it with #TP300

Hot Tub 246


Here is the hot tub in our "playroom." If we sold our house, the hot tub would be part of the selling point because the room was built around the hot tub. It is too big to get out of any door or window. 9/3/12

Assignment: Real Estate or Estate agents use images to sell properties; homes, boats and commercial properties are all fair game outside or inside., post it then Tag it with #TP299

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Jewelweed 245


Here is Jewelweed that I saw near some poison ivy. My husband grew up calling them "Touch Me Nots" because when you touched them, the seeds would fly everywhere.  I have heard that whenever there is a poisonous plant somewhere, God has planted an antidote near by. The juice from this flower can be spread on poison ivy rash to relieve the itch. 9/1/12

Assignment: Make a photograph of a plant today. It can be a small one in a pot, a big one in the park, or a tree in a forest., post it then Tag it with #TP298