Monochrome Monday: Pony Up!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Corner

It’s been a long time since I’ve experimented with long exposure photos. Inspired by this week’s photo challenge, I went into the city with the goal of capturing light trails zooming around corners. It took some patience, but I walked away with a few photos I really liked.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Elemental (Earth)

 

Hail the Sunshine! A photo from the beautiful sunflower fields close to my home.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Satisfaction (Macro Photography)

Last October, I purchased a set of extension tubes with the intention of starting a new project…macro photography!

My first go round using the extension tubes didn’t go as planned and out of frustration, I stored the tubes away and forgot about them.

A couple of weeks ago, I took my camera out to a nearby sunflower field and it was the perfect opportunity to give the extension tubes another try.

I’m pleased to say that I’m satisfied with the results! Now that I’ve gotten the hang of working with the extension tubes, I’m looking forward to using them again in the near future.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

I recently went to the National Building Museum to experience an unusual and creative exhibit known as the Hive.

The Hive is built entirely of  wound paper tubes (over 2700 of them) that are recyclable, lightweight, and renewable. The tubes vary in sizes and reaches a height of 10 feet. The paper tubes interlock to create domed chambers and a stunning visual effect.

The coolest aspect of the “Hive” is that in its’ smaller chambers, there are tubular instruments ranging from simple drum-like tubes to chimes suspended within the space demonstrating its’ unique acoustic properties. Here are just a few of the fun pictures I captured!

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