The Weekend Photo Project: light

The Weekend Photo Project: light


We bought Daughter a new camera a couple of weeks back.  She’s decided to take Photography as a subject next year in Year 11, so a Canon EOS 1100D was purchased, and she and I have started taking afternoon walks with our respective cameras.

I’ve started her off in Av mode, and am teaching her about depth-of-field and the importance of understanding light.  I figure it’s as good a place as any to start (and being the terrible photography-snob that I am, I’ve told her that she’s not allowed to turn the dial to the green square!)

She laughs at me when I excitedly point out the shadows under railings and the glint of sunlight through leaves, but I think she’s starting to get the hang of it.  Regardless, it’s wonderful to spend an hour with her (while the Little Man rides ahead on his bike) nattering about our day, what we can see and taking photos together.

Would you like to join in with The Weekend Photo Project?

Where can you share?

Facebook:  Create an album (title suggestion – My Weekend Photo Project) and upload your photos.  Don’t forget to make your album public, so that anyone can have a look at your photos.  You can also share your photos with me over on my page.

Your blog:  Upload your photos to your blog and share them with the wide world.

Flickr:  Share your photos at The Weekend Photo Project.

Pinterest:  If you’re on Pinterest create a board for your weekend photos.  Don’t forget to add the tag#twpp so that others can search for them.  I have a The Weekend Photo Project Pinterest board that I’m going to invite people to pin on.  If you’d love to be involved, let me know and I’ll send you an invite!

Instagram: Upload your photo to Instagram and don’t forget to add #twpp to your caption.  Proceed to share!

Twitter: Use Instagram, link to your Pinterest board or your blog.  And remember to add #twpp as your hashtag.

Anywhere else you like: I’m sure I’ve left out others ways of sharing, so leave a comment below and let everyone know where your photos will be!

Be sure and leave a comment below to let me (and everyone else) know where you’ll be sharing your photos.  Visit other peoples photos.  Like them.  Leave a comment.  And share the Project.  The more people we can get involved, the more fun it will be.

Don’t forget that the prompts are open to interpretation.  There is no right or wrong photo.

Each photo is your little snapshot of your world as you see it.
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