To expand my video skills, I am, occasionally, attempting the Weekend Video Challenges posted on Vimeo.com. The challenge for the 4th of July weekend was 5 clips, 5 seconds each, combined to make a 25 second film about summer. I went camping with the family and was able to combine clips from the trip with…Read more 5×5 – Short Film about Summer
Summer has been a time of relaxation and laziness... NOT! I don't even know where summer has gone. I can't think of what I was doing on the first day of summer that made me think I was too busy to go take some outdoor photos to post in the Wild Wednesday category. I can't…Read more Top Flight Gymnastics Camp
Since the fall sampler packs for my favorite beer are now in the stores, I know that this is my last bottle of the summer seasonal flavor. *sigh* But it will be back next year.
I think I capture the essence of these man-made structures a little bit better. I finally got the dichotomy of the old bricks and signs of the Old Penitentiary against the green, manicured foliage of the botanical gardens. I found this beautiful statue hidden in some bushes in the rose garden, she looks just like…Read more Beginning of Summer – Man-made Part 2
One of the things I remember from the media packets for Jordyn Wieber during the 2010 Olympics was her mother saying that she worked to make sure that Jordyn did stuff besides gymnastics so she wouldn't burn-out. Now, I'm not saying my kid will be in the Olympics, my pocket book is not really capable…Read more Brain Exercise
Surprisingly, there are a lot of man-made structures and displays at the botanical gardens. I'm not sure I really caught the essence of these items in the photos. I said was learning to use my camera better - I didn't say I had fully learned how. Still, I think these are nice photos.
This is what happens when you go to your daughter's gymnastics workout without your good camera. You try to capture her new tumbling skill with your phone's camera and it's a HUGE fail. Why am I adding these photos, then? So you understand how difficult it actually is to take photos of my kid doing…Read more Gymnastics Speed 3 – Cell Phone Camera 0