February 18, 2015
This week's challenge selection is vertical by Christine. Check out my pals for their interpretations on this theme: Fishing Guy, Katney, Imac, Lew, and Christine Anne.
This week's header is of a very shy cat. She's fine on top of the stack of kitty-carriers, but she'd rather I keep my distance. I liked these cat pics a lot, because the dim room gave me an opportunity to be creative with off-camera flash & manual focus.
|"Mr. Craver, why are you on your belly, Sir?"|
|Cats perched in the kid's room.|
|Blindfolded games with the kids.|
|Puppy kisses. Posterized. (by remote control)|
|Here's an easy one... looking up at the moon.|
|Taking risks & getting real close... almost UNDER a skateboard.|
|On the subject of saying cheese, how do you like the smiley face in my spaghetti & meatballs?|
|Wooden wise men.|
|Shiny quarter... minus the glare. [click on image to enlarge]|
|Here's how I did the quarter: The technique is called "axial lighting." I shot through angled glass, and the side light shone on the face of the quarter by reflecting off the angled glass.|
Addendum: more info about the gear in this tricky shot can be found in the comments.