Monday, April 13, 2009

Composing a Picture

I took Delaney to the bus this morning, and we were running late, so we missed his regular stop. Fortunately the bus loops around and there's a second stop a 1/2 mile down the road. Actually it's a good place for me to run, about 1.5 miles from here.

Anyway, we stopped, put on the blinkers, and were talking a bit about things and I noticed the moon up in the sky to the Southwest. Then I looked down and saw that there was a horse, white, standing right below it. I though, this would be a cool picture, wish I had a camera. I also thought it wasn't cool enough to go home, get one, and come back.

Delaney got on the bus, and I turned around and started thinking. We'd gone skiing yesterday, hadn't really done much unloading when we got home. So I stopped and looked around in the backseat, and sure enough, Tia's camera was in there. So I backed up a bit, put the blinkers back on and got out.

I took 4 or 5 pictures, trying a few different ISOs, and then I cropped this one down. Not sure if it's the best one, but it was one of the first times I've really "seen" a picture and taken it.

I've subscribed to the newsletter and feed from Digital Photography School, and it might be paying off. I've learned a few things from the weekly posts.

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