Wednesday, January 28, 2009

I'm a Sucker For ...



Books. Hardback. In a series (especially). I love books, but prefer to own them only if I can get them in hardback. I also love a good series (or, books by the same author which are made by the publisher to look nice while on a shelf). I have many series, from fantasy, to, well, Harry Potter (which I guess is considered fantasy?). This photo came closest to meeting the photo challenge (though by no means is this the only set of books I have) -- darn you, tricky macro setting!

I was inspired by my friend Stephanie who found this photo challenge from a friend. I'm always trying to improve my photo-taking skills (how else can I justify a DSLR down the road???), so I figured I'd give it a try.

Kristine’s photo challenge:

Objective: Finish the sentence, “I’m a sucker for…” by taking a photograph using the macro setting on your camera. You can be as concrete or as abstract as you like. Make sure you write a blog post about it too.

7 comments:

Claudia January 28, 2009 at 3:24 PM  

Great photo! I think you can justify the fancy camera!

Charles Gramlich January 29, 2009 at 9:21 AM  

Books sure are purty.

christinerains January 29, 2009 at 9:34 AM  

Awesome photo! ^_^

Melinda January 29, 2009 at 12:21 PM  

Great photo! I really like your new blog!

Brian February 1, 2009 at 9:10 PM  

Wai wait Harry Potter. Oh, and look at me comment wirelessly using our PS3.

Kristine February 4, 2009 at 4:41 PM  

Beautiful photo! Great composition and lighting :)

stephsidestory April 18, 2009 at 8:26 PM  

NICE! I quite enjoy the use of natural lighting, which you used so perfectly. (I can't believe that I just saw this...I am so behind).

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