Friday, October 31, 2008

Halloween Sunset



We did not have any decorations for Halloween this year but the sunset had the perfect color for this occasion.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Coffee



Coffee is a wonderful beverage.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Don't step on me!



A photo of the bottom of my shoe.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Yellow



This photo looks kind of funky but I do like it.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Tic Tac



I threw the box away after the photo shoot because the Tic Tacs expired in 2007.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Sunset



A lot of my photos are involving a Pikes Peak sunset.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Emma Crawford Coffin Races



A photo of one of the teams participating in the Emma Crawford Coffin Races in Manitou Springs.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Sunset



The sunrises and sunsets are beginning to look a lot better this time of the year. :)

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Self-Portrait II



A self-portrait using my DIY beauty dish as the only light. This photo was taken just a few hours after I took the previous photo .. but it was past midnight so it counts as a new day. ;)

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Self-Portrait I



A self-portrait using my DIY beauty dish as the only light.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Snow



A quick snapshot of bad weather during an evening drive.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Race Car



A photo of a toy race car found in a cereal box.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Skeletons



You can find some very weird things in old mountain towns.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Sunset



Sunset photo of the Front Range.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Self-Portrait



I must have found something interesting.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Sunset



A photo of a wonderful sunset with colorful clouds.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Tunnel View



I took this photo through a leftover plastic gutter part from my DIY project.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Christmas



Christmas is almost here. Not really but I wanted to try my newly created flash diffuser (DIY beauty dish).

Monday, October 13, 2008

DIY Beauty Dish



Out of a plastic flower pot, some gutter parts, a CD case spindle, a convex mirror, and some spary paint I made a do-it-yourself beauty dish. Not bad for less than $20!

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Dremel Tools



A simple photo of some tools for my Dremel. Today, I started with my Beauty Dish DIY project.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Portrait Practice



flickr members from Colorado Springs met up for portrait practice.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Überraschungsei



Some of the toys you can find in a German candy called Überraschungsei. I used two flashes to light everything from below and above.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Model Train



Three lights were used to create this photo. One from the top and one on each side of the train.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Portrait



I took some portraits this afternoon. This one was edited to look somewhat antique.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Sunrise



A simple orange sunrise. We really need some more clouds in the morning sky.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Model Airplane



Two lights were used. One strobe bounced off the ceiling while the other was concentrated on the blue paper background.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Cloudy Afternoon



In the afternoon it got really cloudy all of a sudden.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Tazo



Taken during a short hike through the mountains.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Autumn Creek



I looked for fall foliage at Independence Pass and found this beautiful scene.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Sunset



Another sunset with the silhouette of Pikes Peak.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Keys



The logo of my favorite soccer club: 1. FC Cologne

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This site is a 'one photo a day' photoblog. I take, edit, and post one new photo each day for as many days in a row as possible; hopefully reaching 365 consecutive days. The purpose is to improve my photography skills and to force myself to be more creative by coming up with something new every single day even when just staying around the house.

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Lars

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Your Own Photo Project

Here are some tips on how to get started with your own daily photography project.

Bring Your Camera Everywhere
You never know when a photography opportunity will present itself. Some great photos can be taken while going shopping or on your way to work so get in the habit of taking your camera with you whenever you can.

Make Posting Easy
Having an easy way to post and archive photos is very important. Flickr is good option or use blog software such as Wordpress or Blogger. Try to update your blog every day so that you do not get backlogged and start feeling overwhelmed.

Experiment
The project is a great way to experiment and try something new. Never tried night photography? Never used off-camera flash? Do it now!

Mention a Few Words
Add a small description to your photos. It will help you remember down the road and it helps your project's followers as well.

Do not Stop
You will get tired of taking a photo every single day and you will feel like you ran out of ideas. Just stick to it. The end result will be worth it!

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