This week the theme was Reflection. I have an image I loved from one of my 365s of a girl peering into the water. I wanted to try to do something along those lines. What you might not realize from the image is she’s looking into an ashtray/garbage can combination that had filled with rainwater.
I like the idea of beauty being reflected out of something “less beautiful”. I also love reflections in puddles and how you can catch something really unique if you position yourself in just the right place.
I love how this turned out. I love the beauty of the sunny sky and trees reflected out of the muddy waters. I also really liked that one, lone leaf sitting on the surface of the mud.
Spring is one of my favorite times of year because of the new growth, crazy weather, and blooming flowers. I was very excited that the theme for the week was Bloom. Our family took a little train ride to Portland for a long weekend. While we were there we saw many local sights.
On the first day we went to the zoo, and I had all sorts of fun taking pictures of the flowers. When I saw these blossoms, I knew I wanted a good image for this week. I have no idea what this flower is, but I loved the long, wavy petals.
I especially loved this one because I managed to nail the focus (as they say), and that’s something I really struggle with. I’ll have to go back and process more of the flower images from our trip.
Blue was the theme of the week, and I was so excited because blue is one of my favorite colors. But I had a really hard time coming up with something I liked that fit within the theme. Sometimes being given a theme actually makes my mind a complete creative blank.
Eventually I came up with two different images. The first was because it was sunny this week and the blue sky was gorgeous. I also really wanted to try my hand at getting that sun flare.
For my second image, I had this idea for Easter. I wanted to do an Easter basket filled with eggs, but only one blue egg. I really struggled with composition. The idea in my head didn’t quite make it out of the camera with this one.
I hope everyone had a Happy Easter!