Lost!!!

This photo was a “shoebox” experience about 30 minutes ago. In a quest to find photos I have been ignoring, I started at the chronological beginning of a library of digital photos that has close to 50,000 pictures. About 300 pictures into my search, I found this. I don’t remember taking the photo, but I…

Saving His Skin

I took this photo several years ago when I led a Watertown High School student trip to Rome. We had a free afternoon and one of my students and I made the trip to the church of San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome. This church is remarkable in many ways but I was captured by…

Suspicion

For the last several years, in addition to teaching at Watertown High School, I have also volunteered to take photos for our yearbook. Sometimes the editors tell me what to photograph. And sometimes I’m told to “wander.” And that’s how I found this subject. The art rooms are my favorite places because I can almost…

05-11-09 A Blurry Band

I did a series of photos with this effect for the WHS yearbook a few years ago. There are two special techniques being used. One is called “dragging the shutter.” What happens is that if you turn your flash on but manually adjust the shutter speed to a fairly slow speed, you can sometimes get…