Friday, March 14, 2014

Photography Friday Week 10 - From a High Angle


Welcome to week 10 of Photography Friday. Photography Friday is a 20 week challenge to help improve our photography skills. There is a weekly prompt / theme for each week that you can be as creative with it as you'd like. This week's theme is a from a high angle and next week's theme is where you live. For further information please click here
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From a High Angle

This week wasn't so bad capturing images from a high angle. I already posted about Dave and I's weekend trip to New Mexico and I purposefully took some pictures from a high angle so I could use them for my photography challenge. Here is what I came up with: 

A dessert plant (don't know the name) but it's pretty and prickly! I can attest to that because I brushed up on one.
ISO 400   f/9   SS 1/400

I've heard photographers complain about the 'sun spots' but I personally think it makes pictures look more magical. What are your thoughts on those? I don't feel like this picture is crisp and clear but I was warned in a pamphlet at the dunes that the sand is hard to capture. 
 ISO 100   f/9    SS1/800

The sand ripples - I think they are rather beautiful
 ISO 100   f/9  SS1/640

On another photography note I finally bought an on-line class so I can learn Light Room. I don't even know how to upload and save my pictures in there. ha ha! 
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I hope you'll join in this week. I've enjoyed reading from those who have linked up. 

Sunshine to the Square Inch


9 comments :

  1. Keep it going! Half way there at week 10, looking for some great work. California Photographer

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  2. I love sun spots! I purposefully try for them sometimes. The sand picture looks awesome!

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  3. I love sun spots, and I really like that picture. Yes it isn't perfectly clear. But you get the feeling of all the heat coming off the sand, I love when pictures can give you a sense of what it would feel like to be there!

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  4. I'm glad I am not the only one who loves sunspots! =) I love sand pictures too. I think they are so pretty.

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  5. You are right about that picture. It gives you a big perspective of the area.

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  6. I feel like sun spots depend on the photo subject. Large open landscapes like yours, it usually adds because there is a lot more empty space, but I think when there's more going on it distracts. But it's one of those things that's kind of personal preference anyways.

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  7. I never thought about it from that perspective. I can see how it would be distracting if there were lots of other things going on in the picture.

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  8. Woahhh these photos are all awesome! That plant does look prickly, and those sand ripples are so neat.

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