here are the rules:
For both categories, you must take the photo and you must be holding the camera when you take it (you can’t use a tripod or anything else to hold the camera for you.)
this is a very close-up of nani and i. we were laying down on the ground and i was holding the camera above us. i had the 50mm lens with a wide open aperture, thus you see nani is not in focus because of the shallow depth of field, but i am:
this was a lot of fun to think up. i started out with some boring self-portraits and i wanted something more. so, i tried reflections in sliding glass doors and mirrors, and just straight frontal shots, but i didn't like any of them. then i thought of this:
now that's more like it!
i was standing in our bathroom in front of the mirror. in my left hand i was holding an eye shadow compact that had a mirror. i positioned the camera so that it was focused on my eye in the compact mirror so it is in sharp focus while the rest of me is blurred. pretty fun, huh?
it's fun when the creative juices get flowin'!