Monday, January 18, 2010

Coloring - Day 18 of 365

Coloring (18 of 365)

I wasn't feeling well today. I took this this morning before I had to go back to bed. Ava was nice enough to be cute for the picture. [edit 1/19 - Now that I'm feeling better, I wanted to write a little bit more about this shot. I shot it with the sun coming in through the windows, which provided some nice highlights and showed off Ava's cute hair. But, I also used the on-camera flash on a low power setting so the shadows would lighten up and have detail in them instead of just being black. Without the flash, Ava's face, the crayons and the shadows on the paper would have been much too dark. I used a low power on the flash to keep it from "over powering" the shot -- so the personality from the sun and the shadows would remain. It took me a long time to figure out that a flash is often more important in sunny shots than dark ones.]


  1. This is such a wonderful blog. My friends keep telling me I should do this too. It is a wonderful way to keep track of your life and a great venue to show your photos. Love the idea. If I can figure out how to do a blog I may just have to do it. In the meantime I will follow yours

  2. Betty: Thank you. I appreciate your stopping by and taking a look. I had never done a blog before either. It didn't take long at all to set it up and figure out how to do the entries (everything is pretty much template based). If I can do anything to help get you going on yours, let me know.