Out to Pasture

The WordPress Photo Challenge is shutting down! I’m shaken by this, since posting something for the photo challenge each week has been the backbone of this blog for a couple of years now. I like having the structure of this challenge, giving me a reason to bring new content to the site.

I will take a little time to figure out what my response will be, looking for something to replace that structure. I will have something lined up by next week. In the meantime, enjoy a shot of the two cameras I used before I switched to my phone camera. As you can see, I’ve always gone for something small so I could always have it with me. the one on the left is a Canon PowerShot (digital) – the older one on the right is an Olympus film camera. Yes, actual film! Yes, I’m that old! Before this, I used a Pentax 35mm SLR, also film, but it was too big to carry all the time so I traded it to my husband and got the Olympus.

So let us say goodbye to cameras past, and to the Photo Challenge, and look forward to what comes next.

Clouds and Cameras

CloudBirdWhen I saw this week’s WordPress photo challenge (Look Up), my first thought was that it would be the easiest one yet for me. It turned out to be much harder than I expected, and the reason has to do partly with changes in photography itself over the years. Continue reading