Day 18 – Blogging U – Photography 101

Day 18 – Edge and Alignment

I’m not sure this meets the criteria for today’s assignment.  It does have edge and it did need alignment.
I thought this was a beautiful peek-a-boo shot of the tree and water reflections from a window in my parents home.  No matter what the season, they have a heavenly front yard.

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Cheryle – March 2015

Day 5 – Blogging U – Photography 101 – SOLITUDE

Day 5 – Blogging U – Photography 101


Solitude 2 March 6

Single business Card


Outside a business


Alone no hand to pass it



Cheryle March 6, 2015

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Waiting to be found

Cheryle  March 6, 2015

Photo 101 – Photo A Day – Day 2 – Street – Wide Angle

Photo 101 – Photo A Day – Day 2 – Street – Wide Angle

Good Morning.   Today is an inside day so I selected one of the photos I took for the Photo bloggers Challenge presented by A ‘lil Hoo Haa at .  It is a fun recurring monthly challenge.  A theme is sent out early in the month and on the last day everyone posts five pictures they took during the month which represent their interpretation of the theme.  Last month the theme was “Winter”.

I hope this picture represents the Day 2 Photo A Day Theme:  Wide Angle aspect of the Street.

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Downtown Cowtown

Calgary bustles along Memorial Drive

While skyscrapers puff smoke

Proof they are alive.                          Cheryle  March 3, 2015

If I am going to learn anything about my camera and the technicalities of photography, I need to understand the language of the camera.  With that being said,  I am going to post the details of each photo.  I hope it isn’t boring to you.


f/stop f/11 Dimensions 3872 x 2592
Exposure Time 1/500 sec Width 3872 pixels
ISO Speed ISO –  400 Height 2592 pixels
Focal Length 55 mm Horizontal Resolution 300 dpi
Max Aperture 4.3 Vertical Resolution 300 dpi
35 mm focal length 82 Bit Depth 24
Digital Zoom 1 Resolution Unit 2
Lens Nikon DX AF-s

Nikkor 55-300 mm

1:45–5.6    GED  VR

Colour Representation sRGB
Lens Cover 58mm UV(c) lens cover Compressed bits/pixel 4

Much of the above is a  mystery to me.  It is my hope, with time and experience I will become fluent with what the camera is telling me.

I usually use my Nikon D60

Blogging U 101 – Photo A Day – Home

Hello Fellow Photo Bloggers!

I am excited to participate in the Blogging U – Photo a Day.  The topic for todays’ assignment is:  Home.

My home is my sanctuary, my place of peace, space filled with love.

My yard has been given over to the birds, squirrels and feral cats.  Each species has their own sanctuary, created especially for them.  Here is a bird house a friend and his kids built over 20 years ago.

Home - A Sanctuary Everyone needs One
Home – A Sanctuary Everyone needs One

First it was occupied by sparrows, then the squirrels moved in.  They chewed the door to make it fit.  That is why it is so large and crooked.  The sparrows still use it, sometimes, but in the winter we can usually see a glint from the eyes of a black squirrel.    This picture was taken from my living room through the front window, using my Nikon D60 – on auto.  The indoor cats are able to see the bird house and have an opportunity to feel like the hunters they are. They cackle to their hearts content from the safety of their own sanctuary, our home and the birds and squirrels are safe from outdoor predators.  Everyone needs a sanctuary.

Cheryle March 2, 2015