I went out early yesterday morning to enjoy this beautiful, cooler weather that has arrived in Arkansas. I dug out my hammock that has been put up during the hot summer and laid down watching the leaves of the trees play in the wind. I began to think about photography and the next assignment for Find Your Eye at Kat Eye View Of The World. We were to look at the photos we’ve taken and determine what light we normally shoot in. Then, we were to try using a new light. I'd looked at my photos and realized that I take mostly nature shots in the shade or diffused light. I just hadn't decided on which new light I would shoot. An idea hit me, why not take shots using the early morning sunlight.
This was the perfect time to shoot with new light. I got up from my comfortable posistion and took over 100 photos of my hammock in the light. I really enjoyed it. The light was beautiful even on an ordinary hammock.
Some of my shots were similar to my nature photography, they were close up, focused on a small part of the hammock.
Light can be beautiful in many ways, like the bokeh created by the sun on the chain.
I did step back and include more in my shots and I liked those, too.
From the beginning, I was getting some shots that I liked, So, I didn’t get discouraged or frustrated. I really only quit when the sun got too high. I enjoyed this new experience and I’m looking forward to specifically searching out the light more often.
"In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary."
~ Aaron Rose ~
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