Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Color Challenge

I finally got started on my MLK online photography course. I did the assignment for week 1 and now that I'm into week 2, its rained every day. The first assignment for week 2 is to fill the frame with color. I haven't had a large enough window of non raining time to go out and find a lot of subjects or get very far from the house so most of what I have are more photos of the azaleas in front of my Father in Law and a friend's house. There was a large dandelion in the yard today, so I went with it.

Dandelion West Virginia Nature Photography

To not have a macro lens, I think I did a pretty decent job.

I'm also liking the new watermark.  The one I'd been using before with the terrible terrier was cute, but I hadn't figured out how to simplify the process of opening a png file, copying onto a new layer, then adjusting opacity and size.  It was a bit much for every photo, so I was rarely using it.  This is just a brush, so its so much faster and easier.

In case you didn't notice, I've made a few other changes as well.  Babe Jr is out of town this week, I'm done with school for now and being stuck indoors during the rain I got pretty bored .  I started out by taking time to sit down and finally type out a bio so for a "My Story" page, which I had been putting off, but I got a bit carried away.  I'm happy with the look though, and now all my blog decorations are officially my creations rather than free downloads.

1 comment:

  1. Well, I hope the weather improves for you so you can get some more outdoor shots. I know weather can really play a factor in in Alaska. But I am loving the bright burst of color you have here. This definetely makes me smile!