Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Not For Lack of Trying

I love, love taking pictures of Our Heavenly Life. If the light is shining perfectly through the windows, or we're taking advantage of a beautiful day outside, I always make sure to snap a few photos. Problem is, I have no idea what I'm doing.

My camera is a digital point and shoot, and I had fun one day messing around with the aperture settings, ISO, and other things I'm generally clueless about. But I think I messed up some of the normal settings so badly that they're way out of whack now. Unfocused and discolored. For example:

I usually try to at least turn the flash off, when possible. But this sometimes results in a blurry picture if the subject isn't staying completely still, without budging. Babies are prone to budge. Like this:

But, at least I have hundreds and hundreds of baby pictures. Pictures that can't go in a scrapbook (assuming I ever take the time to make one) because they're just awful to look at. Pictures that I can't bear to throw away in the interest of saving myself from clutter, because they capture things like this:

And how could I dispose of that?

1 comment:

  1. I know what you mean about getting rid of bad pictures. Even though one of the great things about digital cameras is being able to delete bad pictures without ever having to print them, I struggle to do that when they are pictures of my babies. How can delete them...even blurry, shadowy, not-at-all-attractive pictures of them?


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