Thursday, October 2, 2008

Sunset

I have been MIA for a little while. Abrie and I have both been sick and it is getting dark so early now that it's getting harder and harder to fit in a photo shoot. She's also getting more and more mobile which makes it that much more difficult and time consuming to get a few good pictures. I am going to try to post as often as possible but it may not be quite as frequent as it has been. Hopefully you'll still come back to visit!!

I have been wanting to try my hand at silhouettes lately so we gave it a quick try last night. I found out that I am really not very good at them. I don't think that it helped that the sun was a little too low and there were tons of trees in the way. I found though, that with a few clicks in Photoshop you can make a fairly decent silhouette. If only there weren't all those trees in the background... Well let me know what you think of my first try!!
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This is close to what the sky looked like (I think...)

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See what I mean about the trees.... boo...

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This was so close to what I had envisioned... if not for those darn trees

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Oh and I found this guy trying to eat one of our peppers. Yeah, I know, who really wants to see a grasshopper, I told you I was having a hard time finding cooperative subjects. I could zoom real close on his mouth to make it more interesting... nah I won't do that to you

2 comments:

Bryan - Live Video Specialist said...

Man! I am amazed at these pics! Especially the grasshopper. Do you shoot with a tripod most of the time? If not you have very steady hands.

kelleycn said...

Nope, no tripod. Just a fast shutter speed. I actually have a very nice tripod thanks to my father-in-law but I am too lazy to get it out most of the time. Thanks so much for the compliments though!!