Thursday, April 29, 2010

It's not the prettiest front porch, but it's MINE!

#ds165 As you walk through a door today, pick one at random, take a moment see what's around you and make a photo.
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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

I got a gold star for my afternoon lesson!

* I gave the kids fraction rods & told them that if they made displays of equivalent fractions ... I'd take a picture of them for my classroom Twitter account. This doesn't show equivalent fractions, but it was too cute to pass up! *
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

It's not the MOST important, but it DOES help get me through the day!

#ds163 We get energy from a variety of sources.
Make a photograph of the energy that's most important to you.
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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Sweet Maggie. Taking a snooze in the sun!

#ds161 Challenge: Side lighting can emphasize texture and add depth to a photo.
Make a dramatic photo with side lighting today.
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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Welcoming committee

#ds160 Experiment in the digital darkroom today.
Make a photo and post-process it any way you like to unleash your creativity.
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Friday, April 23, 2010

Yes, I teach elementary school

#ds159 Train your eye to look for repetition. Make a photo of a repeating subject while considering composition and depth of field.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

Wish I could still use it!

#ds155 It's metal Monday! Find a metallic subject today and make an interesting photo.
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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Beautiful day for a photo walk!


Molly and Ellen joined me on my first planned Photo Walk. We went to Loose Park for about an hour & had a lot of fun. Let me know if you're interested in joining us on the next one!

*Edit: This is one of the pictures I took with Molly's camera that I wanted to share, too!*
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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Slug Bug Silver!

#ds153 Break a rule today!
Centered composition is generally considered boring and taboo, but can be interesting. Try it!
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Friday, April 16, 2010

'Tis the season for new pool towels!

#ds152 Bright, vivid colors can draw attention and add "pop" to a photo.
Make a photo that has vivid colors today.
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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

So thankful this is right out my door!

#ds150 Can a picture suggest smell? Make a photograph of something that we can almost sniff and smell.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

This just in: My downstairs neighbor moved out!

#ds149 Pretend you're a stringer for your local newspaper today.
Make a photo that captures something newsworthy to you.
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Monday, April 12, 2010

Three little birds ...

#ds148 Look for colors that complement each other and make a photo using complementary colors to full effect today.
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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Hello, Birdie!

#ds147 Birds are beautiful and rewarding to photograph.
Challenge yourself by making a photo of a bird today!
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Saturday, April 10, 2010

There she goes!

#ds146 Pretend words don’t exist, only images.
Make a photo today that conveys a story to those who see your work.
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Friday, April 9, 2010

Completing testing means that I deserved this one ... and the one after it!

#ds145 Make a photo without composing by looking through the viewfinder: over your head, from the hip, on the ground, etc. {Camera was resting on table top for this picture}.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Neighborhood Watch

#ds144 Put down your big, fancy camera today.
Fully engage your artistic side by making a photo with minimal gear.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Turned green in just a matter of days!

#ds143 Henri-Cartier Bresson said "Photography is nothing – it's life that interests me."
Make a photo that reflects this quote.
{The simplest things in nature interest me.}
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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Springtime storms in Kansas come in quickly, and go away quickly.

#ds142 Speed or the sense of speed can add excitement to a photo.
Make a photo of something going fast or that can go fast.
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Sunday, April 4, 2010

We better look for a slide for her backyard!

#ds140 Create a photograph that makes you feel happy looking at it.
Don't stop at good. Go for full on happy.
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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Favorite present-wrapping tool: tablet of tissue paper

#ds139 Paper is versatile and malleable. From napkins to origami, it's all around.
Make a photo of something made of paper.
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Friday, April 2, 2010

Organized to find things faster!

#ds138 Make a fashion photo today: a person modeling clothing, the clothes in your closet, an accessory that defines you, etc.
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