With all the challenges we’ve been facing the last couple of years, it’s been tough to get motivated to do any shooting remotely artistic. Fortunately, things have settled a bit, and I’m finding myself becoming inspired again. Here’s a scene that caught my eye recently.
Dee got a beautiful new solar light the other day and its hanging on a small shepherd’s hook in the front flower bed. Looking out tonight I was struck by the colors as it was lit from above by our blue porch light (the lamp itself is silver) and the twinkling water droplets hanging around its perimeter like miniature party lights.
After bribing the Dee with some sushi at our favorite local place, Cloud Nine in Mt. Lookout, we headed over to the beautiful fountain at Ault Park for some night time shots. There was a party in the pavilion, so we had to limit the sexiness. Maybe nextime… 😉
These were particularly challenging as it was pitch black except for the lights from the fountain, which made focusing difficult. Then, I forgot my tripod, so all of these were handheld. And of course, the flash took this moment to crap out, so I had to resort to the built in flash. I guess they turned out ok eh?