Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Day 389

Lately, I've been trying to brush up on my photography skills. I took one class in college -- photojournalism -- but I'm not so sure I learned much of anything. Except what the rule of thirds is, and that's pretty much the only trick in my back pocket.

Maddie and Peepers are my only living subjects, but they are seldom up for sitting in the front yard posing for me. I did get a few decent shots a couple of weeks ago.

Poor Peepers the Cat doesn't get a lot of play on this blog, probably because he's so well-behaved and never does anything worth writing home about (like eating our anniversary cake or tearing up a roll of toilet paper). He is seriously the best (and easiest) cat ever. Love him.

Taking pictures of him is pretty hard, because if I say his name, I get this:

And if we look like we're having too much fun, I get this:

Or this:

Occasionally, I get one I'm kind of proud of, like this:

And because I just can't help myself, here's a cute one of Maddie:

See what I mean about the rule of thirds? Oh well...


Lindsay said...

Hey, we learned a lot in that class. How to multitask (surf the internet while pretending to pay attention), how to minimize all windows when the teacher came around, and how to pretend you have the photography skills of Ansel Adams on a Sunday at 6 pm when you have a "portfolio" due Monday at 10.

erika said...

hilarious! paisley likes to "kiss" the camera too. these are SOOOOO great! I'm so glad you posted them. I love animals, aren't they fun!

Anonymous said...

Love those pet children!