Monday, June 22, 2009

Adventures in Photography

Sparky has been really interested in this old flash I have. It doesn't work on my camera but I use it occasionally for night shots or other lighting experiments. He loves to push the button and watch the light go off, so I thought I'd set up my camera to capture his light masterpieces.
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We went into the darkest rooms in our house (which also happen to be the messiest) and turned off the lights. I set my camera to take a 30 second picture so that it would capture all the flashes over that time period. I think when he's a little older it will be more fun because he'll be able to understand that what he's doing with the flash translates directly into the picture.
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I am thankful that I have been able to see ways to include my children in my passions. Although their vision for things never quite matches mine, I know that when we work together and share our loves with each other, we will feel the greatest joys in our hobbies.

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