60 Days of the 50mm

Here's the second edition of my 60 Days / 60 Photos / 50mm photo project.

I love this lens because it works great in low light and since it is so small, it makes my camera almost seem "small". I guess size is all relative, though.

The photos I've taken over the past week.

Strike Three, You're Out!
Strike Three!

The Lavender blooms in the front yard.
Lavender Dream

I have camera gear and iPhone gear. It's an obsession, I know. Here's my iPhone 4s mounted on a Glif, which is attached to a Joby flexible tripod. I've attached the Olloclip macro lens. I'll post more about all this gear and the apps I use in a separate post.
Attaches Almost Anywhere!

A dedicated musician, practicing in the dark. It was so hot this weekend, I guess this is a way to keep cool while playing.
Organist

Watercress Salad
Watercress

I am trying to capture as much variety as possible. I tend to gravitate towards nature, flowers and what my kids are doing - and I've taken so many photos over the years, sometimes it feels repetitive. I've been fortunate so far and I hope the opportunities continue to come.

All of the photos from this project can be found on my Flickr Set, 60 Days of the 50mm





MaggieGem  – (May 28, 2012 at 5:39 PM)  

Nice work with the 50mm, you come up with some subjects!

2BPhotog  – (May 28, 2012 at 6:55 PM)  

You're doing a great job! I like your picture of the iPhone attached to the tripod. I still have a 3Gs iPhone and looking forward to upgrading it and mostly getting a better camera. Your pictures are beautiful!

tinajo  – (May 29, 2012 at 1:44 AM)  

Great pics - the one of the iPhone was my fav this time! :-)

Pieces of Sunshine  – (May 29, 2012 at 7:26 AM)  

A lovely variety of beautiful photos! I rend to gravitate towards nature photos, often macro. It's a good challenge for me to aim for a wider variety too.

Liz  – (May 29, 2012 at 8:23 AM)  

These are beautiful Shirley!! I too am guilty of taking almost all nature shots. I really need to step totally away from this and challenge myself. I love the 60 days with the 50mm idea. I got a 50mm for Christmas and I have only used it for portraits. I love the clarity it gives. I really should try this challenge.

Jayne  – (May 30, 2012 at 7:38 AM)  

Especially love th epracticing in the dark - something about it soeaks to me. Nice job!

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle)  – (May 30, 2012 at 11:08 AM)  

Great images with that lens! When I first got my 50mm it lived on my camera for quite a while. It does do well in low light. :)

Nancy  – (May 30, 2012 at 7:34 PM)  

I love my 50mm and use it over most of my other lenses. Just pretty bokeh in your shots, Shirley. Adore that lavender!

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