I’ve been really good lately about just posting one picture a day. I’m going to break that today…
Normally, my picture of the day is of some”thing”, not some”one”, and while I do enjoy food, flower, scenery and cat photography (I’m pretty sure that all my pictures fit in one of those categories!), I’ve been itching to take some portraits. Problem is, I’ve never done it before, so I don’t know how, or even where to start.
At the same time that this “itch” began, I started to branch my job search out from teaching jobs to more creative outlets, and started to come across a few photography jobs. I didn’t apply to any of them because I don’t have the experience they’re looking for, nor do I have a portfolio. But, the more I thought about it, the more I realized that it just might be the field for me.
To see if it really is something I could “handle”, I asked a friend if I could “borrow” her daughter for the afternoon to take some pictures, and she quickly said yes. I spent an hour yesterday afternoon running around the yard after her two year old- and let me tell you- I had a blast (and I’m pretty sure her daughter did too!). In the hour I was there, I shot over 500 pictures, and was able to narrow it down to 60 that I really liked (it could have easily been more, but I didn’t want to overwhelm her when I give her a disc with all the images!)
Which brings me to the picture of the day- and the fact that it’s more of a series of pictures for today….
Now tell me- how could you just pick one picture of this adorable face as your photo of the day? I rest my case.
Ok- so if you’ve hung in with me this far, first- thank you, but second- any tips or critiques for me? I really enjoyed myself today, and I think it’s really something I’d like to get into, but I need help! Any tips, comments or critiques are really appreciated! Thanks in advance!