The Occasional Shippment

Occasional thoughts from a young adult reveling in the messiness of life.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

I knew it–at least, I should have known it. I should have known that the second I committed (in writing) to posting on a certain schedule, I would immediately fall … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

Enter Photography Contest (Seven Down; Five to Go!)

I’m officially more than half way through my list of “12 Things in 2012”! That’s a good thing, too, since there are only five months left in the year. I’m … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Go to Italy (Six Down; Six to Go!)

There are several metaphors for what my list of “12 Things in 2012” means to me. All of them come down to the fact that I set out a long … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Constant Aperture (Two Down; Ten to Go)

I’m a fan of bokeh – that beautiful blur that enables photographers to separate the subject of a photograph from everything around it. To get that, though, it takes a … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Focus on Composition

I’ve often wondered if I have a good “eye” for photography. Before I bought my DSLR, my hubby and I would go out and shoot pictures in the same place, … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Exposing It All

I’m officially done with week 3 of my awesome photography class. Now that the class has covered all of the elements that determine a photograph’s exposure (Aperture, Shutter Speed and … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Head Spun. Peanuts Fell.

Wow. Week 2 was an intense class. We covered Exposure, Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. That’s the quad-fecta (yes I just made up a word) of photographing images. My head … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Becoming a Student of Light

As you can probably tell, I’m going to be on this “light” kick for a while—especially now that I have started my 6-week photography class! I am officially a student … Continue reading

March 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Seeing the Light

The older I get, the fewer and farther between epiphanies seem to come. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been staying within my zone of my expertise lately. However, now that I … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Switching Gears

There are many things that have been practically glued to my side throughout my life, and the older I get, the more I see how the hobbies and “loves” I … Continue reading

February 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

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