I love my digital camera so much more than that old 1970s Polaroid camera my father used to have. Every once in a while, the flashbulb would burnout in the most inopportune time, and my father would run off to find a replacement. Then came the "wimpy plastic twist to take the next picture" cameras. If I was not careful and I twisted for too long or twisted for too little, I ruined the film roll and had nothing to show in the end. Many times the rolls would collect in a drawer for weeks, months and yes even years. Those cameras were quite an improvement...I am just kidding. Today, I hold a slim metal gem in my hand that knows when it needs to flash and focus all by itself. Wow...now that is a real improvement. Having this light weight "I can do it all by myself" friend creates for me a sense of peace and confidence. The best part for me is that I can see, print or show my photos anytime I want in just about any place I want. I call that true freedom.
If you have not noticed by now, I love to photograph nature among other things of course. However, the backdrops and sceneries I choose to photograph obviously reflect the things my eyes enjoy. And so, when perusing through various blogs, I find myself drawn to photographs, some taken by professionals others by talented amateurs who, like me, enjoy the experience of taking the photos and then placing them on exhibit for all to see. Recently, I have stumbled upon a few blogs that have captured my interest not only for their aesthetic qualities but for their message and content.
Come and join me in a tour.....
- The Photography of Scott Carlin I see more than just professional photographs when I visit this blog. I see passion and immense understanding of how a photo communicates a message. I describe his photos as mystical, intense and multi-dimensional while at the same time subtle and simple. It is quite an impressive combination.
- Photo Link Love The blog showcases crystal clear and amazingly beautiful photographs in a slide show type presentation. The photographer's camera transforms everyday events and scenes into colorful and magical images that remind me of how much I have yet to see and do.
- A Wolf Adventure Once again Sky's blog appears in my top picks. Her photographs of the artic wolf embody more than just the beauty of these animals but her love and respect for them as well. Her photos always tell a story as do her loving words.
- Adventures in Time and Space Photos range from architecturally appealing to funny everyday happenings. My favorite photo resembles what I hope someday to build. On a cloudy and sunless day, a beautiful stack stone staircase zigzags its way up the side of a hill and disappears into the background. The tress have no leaves and the most common color in the photo is grey, perfectly capturing the feel of the season. This blogger "has bicycle and camera" and will travel....
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