Saturday, February 28, 2009
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
21 February 2009
A last minute "oh I only have snapshots of the baby!" picture. It turns out I love the play of the light in this image. This is a reason to use a SLR, or other camera with manual capabilities. The image sensor of a camera will typically say picture like this is too dark and over expose it, even though the parts of the picture that are being focused on are correctly exposed, so you have to "outsmart" the camera to get the picture you are trying for. This is also the reason pictures taken in the snow turn out too dark, because the camera doesn't know the image is supposed to be almost all white.
20 February 2009- Contra Bass Windchimes at The Great Outdoors in South Austin.
I lust after these chimes. It doesn't sound much like a windchime at all because the pitch is so pure and mellow. Why don't I get them you might ask? Well first of all I don't have a tree big enough for them. Second of all: