Everyday Objects

This shot goes out to all those photographers that have the skills to go around the house and take shots of simple objects and make them look cool!   I had to give it a another try!  I bet if you have been in a photography school, one of the early stages is a project like this?  I just did a walk around with my Nikon 50 f/1.4 lens and grabbed some shots.   Expanding ones photography horizons is all good!   I am curious to learn more about portraits (as you see by my new home studio set up pos t below), street photography, macro and simple abstract photography.

So much to do in so little time!  LOL  I have shot my share of landscape and nature shots…so why not give other styles a try?  Of course I will continue to take my landscape shots, but I’m hoping to branch out in the next year!  Above it a photo of our window blinds with some nice bokeh.  Hope you don’t mind the shot? I’ll get back to the landscape shots tomorrow!  I have a cool one from Houston!  Enjoy!

Talke Photography Settings:

  • Camera:  Nikon D300
  • Lens: Nikon 50 f/1/4
  • Setting: Manual  Mode
  • Focal Length: 50.0mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Exposure:  1/50 second
  • Aperture:  f/5.0
  • Gear:  Hand held
  • Post Process: Adobe CS4, Silver Efex Pro
  • Home Studio!

    I recently added a few soft boxes and now have my small home studio ready to go!  Lots to learn on the portrait front!   A nice understanding of White Balance/Kelvin usage will come in handy based upon available light.  Once I feel as though I can get some solid pics, I’ll post a few here!   Look out Joe McNally!  LOL