Depth in Wide Angle

“Depth”, this week’s WordPress photo challenge, reminded my of what I like best about doing wide angle photography.  I love the depth caused by the wide angle effect.  Some people call it distortion, but I like the exaggeration it gives.  Here’s a suspension bridge anchorage taken up close, which intensifies the wide angle effect: Look…

Like A Girl

I saw this post by Colline and had to stop what I was going to reblog it immediately.  Every girl (and hopefully the boys, too) needs to watch this video.  I love what it says about creating young women who have healthy self-esteem and who feel empowered.   Hi.  I’m Chris.  I’m an introvert.  All…

We Are The World

I can’t remember what was going on in my world in 1985.  A lot of distractions, evidently, because I didn’t know about the release of a song called “We Are The World”.  I vaguely remember hearing it and liking the song, but didn’t know the story behind it.  For those of you who were also…

Sharing My World – Week 4

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Where did you live at age five?  Is it the same place or town you live now? I lived in St. Marys, PA until my last year of high school.  It’s a small town in…

Ghostly Gothic

Cee and I went out on our weekly photo shoot and had fun capturing Portland’s St. John’s Bridge from underneath it in Cathedral Park.  The weather forecast was for fog, and we thought it might be fun to capture the beautiful Gothic architecture of the bridge in a ghostly  setting.  When we got to the…

Expressing Myself in Wide Angle

“Express Yourself” is the WordPress photo challenge this week.  I’m not the photographer in the family, but when I do go out and shoot I work with a wide angle lens.  I love seeing the big picture, even when I’m doing a close up shot.  Here are a few of my favorites: Hi.  I’m Chris. …

Save Us, Bat Kid!

One wish from a child with leukemia turned the city of San Francisco into a loving family as more than 25,000 people turned out to help five year old Miles Scott become a super hero.  What do you give a child with leukemia?  The Make A Wish Foundation came up with a brilliant solution.  The…