52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 8

52-Week Photography Challenge: Week 852-Week Photo Challenge: Week 8 | Landscape: Wide Angle / Panorama

“WEEK 8: Landscape: Wide Angle / Panorama: This is a great opportunity to explore panorama stitching and create a wide sweeping landscape.”

This week’s 52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 8 may have created a little bit of concern to those of you who don’t know how to stitch photos together to create a panorama. Or maybe you don’t even know how to take the actual photos.

To take the actual photos you just have to stay in one place, don’t move. Only pivot from your waist up, and start shooting. Keeping in mind to frame your next photo where the previous one ended. And you pivot from left to right (or vice-versa) and cover the whole scene with whatever photos you might need.

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52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 7

52-Week Photography Challenge: Week 752-Week Photo Challenge: Week 7 | Portrait: Faceless

“WEEK 7: Portrait: Faceless: Tell someone’s story without showing their face.”

I just wanted to start this week’s 52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 7 by saying that first: it’s by far the most difficult one yet. And second; I’ve been doing this challenge wrong on purpose.

And what I mean by this is that this challenge is meant for making that ONE photo that represents what the challenge is about that week. And I upload many, not just one. But I do that because I feel short by just uploading one. I don’t want to limit myself creatively. So if one week I just make 1 photo work, then I only upload that one. If I like 50, then 50. (Hard, but it’s a hypothetical).

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Canon 50mm 1.4 Review

50mm 1.4

50mm 1.4

My first DSLR as I stated in another blog post where I talk about my gear; was a Nikon. Then I moved to Fuji and then I landed with Canon (and I’m planning on staying because I’m loving it).

Talking strictly about my Canon gear. I used to have only one lens; Canon’s 50mm 1.4.

Nowadays it’s a different story because I have the best boyfriend in the world. And after hearing me complaining non-stop that my 50mm 1.4 was too tight for certain situations and that I really needed a 35mm. He gave me for my 25th birthday back in August; a Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART lens. He’s a keeper, I KNOW!

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52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 6

52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 652-Week Photo Challenge: Week 6 | Artistic: Candy

“WEEK 6: Artistic: Candy: Your artistic interpretation this week should be inspired by something sweet. Therefore, a great chance to play with macro photography.”

So problem number 1: I don’t have a macro lens. And my 50mm will definitely not focus near enough. So let’s just keep this week’s 52-Week Photo Challenge: Week 6 to artistic and candy and sweet.

Since I don’t have a macro lens to play with, and the main subject is artistic. I didn’t want to take random pictures of something sweet. And it was really hard coming up with an artistic approach to it. Furthermore, in all of the Artistic section of this challenge, you can take the theme literally or figuratively. And I chose the later.

So here is my “artistic” take on candy = the summer skies. Which by the colors and the clouds look like cotton candy!

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