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Photography Practice

I fell behind in my photography lessons, so I am taking advantage of some time off from the day job to play through some lessons.

So please bear with me while I share what I am learning.

I have never used a tripod, or a self-timer with my photography.  So I am learning to become familiar with both of these tools, and combine them with a slow shutter speed.

Turns out that this is fun!

Light Painting

All I had were two flash lights to play with for light painting.

I may have to invest in a variety of lights!

Light Painting

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Light Painting

I also went to one of my favorite places to practice these elements.  I have shared Douglas Falls with you before.  Click here and here.

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Driving back home, Hubby and I pulled over and took the time to snap a couple of cloudy evening shots of Lake Roosevelt (formed by the Columbia River).

Lake Roosevelt Columbia River

Lake Roosevelt Columbia River

See the world around you!

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

Douglas Falls

Many of you know that I am taking a photography class.

Hubby and I took a drive to one of our favorite places, so that I could practice and catch up on homework.  We drove to nearby Douglas Falls Grange Park State Park.

My daughter, daughter-in-law, and niece are all beautiful girls interested in photography (and are becoming excellent photographers) and wanted to see what I was working on.

So this post is for them.

I was working on photographing water with different shutter speeds.  Here are the results:

Douglas Falls

*Clicking on a photo will give you a closer look!

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

Douglas Falls

See the world around you!

Stay healthy!  Stay safe!