Following the third year of a holiday letter comprised
of my (increasingly complex) life via a (increasingly complex) year-in-photographs, I
wondered what it would be like to join the great experiment of 365 days of photographs.
I'm not a photographer,
I'm a writer. I'm a visual thinker, and if ever there was proof that a photo is worth a
thousand words, it would be the story a photo tells me, or in this case, about me.
Follow me on this adventure, where I
learn about photography, my ability to record my life, my dedication to something (I've
never been known for doing anything everyday) in my posts. I've also discovered I'm
learning about time, the history of it, and the odd practice of recording it, measuring it,
turning it into something tangible, and I'll record these explorations in the sidebar.
As always, feel free
to say anything. My experiment is not a spectator sport.

February 8, 2009

February 08 2009 A Place to Get Lost

Collections are not just about having things, but visiting and revisiting them. Our aunt has a beautiful collection she wants to share with her children half a continent away. Our Christmas gift to her was a photoshoot and some prints. Today was the photoshoot. It was hard to stay out of the room while my husband-photographer took shots, there is so much detail to get wrapped up in.

This is the pro's shot. I could not have captured what I saw here with my equipment and abilities. What I do know is that he uses Canon equipment, about 5 different lenses, a 50-year-old lighting system that brings daylight to any place (which he obviously didn't use here) and a real, full sized tripod that's actually pretty cool as far as tripods go. Yeah. I have no real concept of his stuff.


Robert said...

Is that me walking/stumbling down the street trying to find my house?

alw_ays said...

Might be.