Friday, January 28, 2011


To be perfectly honest, I took this photo a few days ago, but never really got around to editing it. It wasn't until I came across this wonderful action that I knew what kind of look I wanted. Now the photograph is just how I feel today: Worn.

Class went great. I focused my attention on learning the things I needed most immediately, so I didn't get very many prints, but the few that I actually DID finish were "perfect" according to the professor. At least technically, anyway.

However, I have no photos to show for today until next week because every picture I took was with the SLRs. Lessons learned:

1.  Always wear two pairs of gloves when shooting outdoors with SLRs in the winter.
2.  Do not wear a cap in a darkroom.
3.  Always make sure that you have at least 1 frame left out of 24 GB worth of memory cards.
4.  Enjoy every minute of your learning experiences.


Sandra said...

Great pictures! Looks like G-Pa is working on your homework. LOL

Great lessons to learn. I'm glad you are documenting that.

Thanks for the link to the action. Looks like it could be fun.

400wcn said...

I like the texture on the floor where the film is ... and also the tone

usage of wide aperture is clear in all film shots I love it

xolexo said...

@Sandra, LOL it does! He's actually showing us our house plans. It was really interesting.
Hehe, if I didn't document them somewhere, I'd keep making the same mistakes again. ;)
No problem! I hope you get some use out of it.

@400wcn, Thank you. I love a wide aperture. <3

Woody said...

For outdoor work, you might want to try these gloves:

I'll be blogging about them Feb 08 with a couple of shots. I think they are ~$30. They work very well and allow you to only expose the fingers you must use. I have no affiliation with them, just a happy customer.

xolexo said...

Thank you so much! Those look great. My grandpa suggested the very same thing, so I'll take it as a sign. :D