Posts tagged with "themes".
It’s easy to go out on an otherwise well-planned vacation, take lots of photos, then come home… only to realize that every picture you took was that same old snapshot. I’ve done this. You’ve done this. We’ve all done …read the full post ⇒
I’ve found that some of the most interesting — at least personally — writing that I’ve done is the blogging I did while travelling. Way back on some of my pre-blog, post-University travels I kept a fairly robust travel journal. …read the full post ⇒
Sunday afternoon on a long weekend and what am I doing? Well, apart from some (perhaps) deserved rest-time after a grueling morning run followed by a couple hours in the sun planting the rest of my garden, I’m writing the second …read the full post ⇒
This is a cross-post with my photo-per-day blog: Pixlated.
I’ve pretty much decided I don’t like photo themes. On the very last day of my second attempt at a “themed week” for my photo-per-day project, I’m feeling decidedly stifled by my chosen …
I took a lot of photos this weekend. A lot. Hundreds and hundreds. And it was sorta in response to the photofrustations post late last week… and then sorta just because there were lots of things to photograph this weekend: kids, a holiday weekend, food at the heritage festival that kind of thing.I also got thinking about how to spend some quality time with my camera in August… now that it’s August. And I just kinda figured I’d take a lot of photos. I’m going to try for at least one cool shot per day. I’m going to get out and take lots of pictures, hopefully getting out at least once for every day of the month, but no themes, no pre-guided subject matter, no quotas, and no rules. I’m just going to have the camera there, a gallery there, and I’ll try to snap a lot more this month than in previous months. That’s all.
There is something about history books that makes so many people cringe. The interesting thing is that this reputation just used-to-be true. There are a whole lot of really good history books out there. For example, Karin bought me a book on mathematical history, a (literally) rivetting read on the story behind trying to solve Fermats Last Theorem. Sounds dry, but anyone with any (even vague) interest in science would read it like the latest legal drama from whats-his-name.read the full post ⇒