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My photography journey 17May20

Today: people and plants!

I did a handful of porch sessions … and most of the photos from them just weren’t very good. (Frustrating and embarrassing.) I have a lot to learn about posing people! For one set, the poses were great but they were all out of focus. I figured out why (and know how to fix it), but not while I was on site.

I have trouble seeing if photos are in focus on my camera. Not sure how to remedy that so I don’t have this problem again.

Anyway, I also went to a friend’s front yard and took pictures in her fabulous enormous saguaro cactus. (I wasn’t in the cactus, but birds were.)

Onto the photos!

Sadly, I don’t have any great photos of her family (I will get better at coordinating poses), but she asked me to take a shot of her with her “I didn’t kill it!” plant.

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This family is so cute and wanted their shots in front of the big cactus in their yard.

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The pooch was in the family shots but not in the best ones, but he looks good here:

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Not all shots are posed … or traditional.

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The sun was harsh for these, but they’re good-looking people!

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And—plants. Sharp, pointy plants. And the birds that love them.

These guys don’t look like what Saturday morning cartoons led me to believe woodpeckers look like.

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Saguaro flowers are so stunning, and I love how the lighting in this one makes the flower stand out even more.

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Finally, more of the mini-roses in our front yard.