I asked my instructor to look at my post yesterday and tell me what he thought. He said it is a great start! Now I need to add depth with shadows, highlights while having a foreground, middle and background – and to create an environment so my viewers can relate. I believe this photo has all of those things, but for some reason I just do not think it is what he meant! Plus, I did not have several hours to create an image today!
It has depth and a recognizable environment…
It is a beautiful day here in Huntington Beach. I had a great lunch and visit with a friend today. She was telling me about some new adventures in her life and what is going on. We hadn’t seen each other in about 4 months. We know each other from school and it was great seeing her. She is a very talented graphic artist. She was asking me about photography classes and she wants to go out soon and shoot some photographs together. The rest of my day is filled with exciting errands and fun stuff with Willie!
Here I am with some more rocks, lining them up to attempt to get a complete depth of field. I think I accomplished it. I had to take a lot of images to get the focus the best I could and the spacing right so all the rocks would look the same distance apart. I have another image with no depth of field that just shows the third rock in focus. However, I did not want to bore you with that image.
A perfect example of depth of field…
I am sorry my post is late this Saturday afternoon. I have been working on this image for quite a while. I tried it indoors and outdoors with the rocks on a mirror but I then settled on inside with this white board. Today is Valentine’s Day. Larry and Shelley (the newlyweds) went down to Laguna Beach for a nice afternoon. Willie and I have done nothing and I don’t even know what we are having for dinner! The dogs are sleeping and look very comfortable. We are getting ready for a late lunch and a nap sounds very good after that!