Archive for February 2012

Hiatus   1 comment

So, I went on a long hiatus from my attempts to blog.  I have found that in my list of things to do in my life, this often falls short.  I also came to realize that when my daughter’s swim season is in full swing, my photography gets pushed to side.  With a recent break in swim, I’ve found interest in picking up my camera again.

I have made a few trips up to the Northern State Hospital grounds, which is only about a 5 minute drive from me.  It really is a great place to grab some pictures.  When I woke up this morning, I noticed the sun was out.  I decided to venture up there and see what I could find.  I’ve also been wanting to start trying out the whole HDR thing.  I have a tripod that I keep in my car, but never actually take it with me when go on my photo walks.

So, off I went with my camera and tripod.  After fumbling with it, I found out it actually is a pretty decent tripod.  Especially since it was something I picked up at a garage sale for a good price.  Anyways.. I tried out the HDR thing and captured a couple of pictures.  I only took three pictures at different exposures.  I think next time I will try doing 4 or 5 to check out the difference.  I obviously need more practice with it.  However for the first time doing it, I’m happy with what I got.  This one was my favorite out the three I did.

Going forward I’m going to set a goal for myself to just actually post something once a week on here.  I’m trying to post photos on my Flickr account a little more.  Figure best to just take small steps.