Thursday, May 6, 2010
finally... a blog
I smelled this gardenia before I saw it. Isn't Mother Nature amazing?
My first paycheck in my first grown-up job went to buy a 35mm camera. I had wanted one for so many years. It was quite the step-up from my Kodak 110 camera and the Brownie before it. I taught at an old school in a classroom filled with the leftovers of teachers past. There was a huge stack of National Geographics. At that time, NG listed all the photographic information with the picture. Armed with my new camera, this fascinated me. So instead of donating these magazines, I found myself going through them one by one, studying the photos and the information. This was long before EXIF information was attached to every digital photograph. These amazing photographers took time to record all of this information for each shot. This was the beginning of my photography education. So in honor of those photographers who unknowingly taught me so much, I will try to remember to list my info too. If you are as addicted to photography as I am, you know you want to know.
Thanks to B and WB for giving me the gentle nudge I needed.
1/640, f/8, ISO 1000, 180mm