Archive for April, 2012

We had babies!

In my last post, I showed you a praying mantis egg case that we found on our property. Well, we decided to bring it indoors hoping that we would get to see the babies. It worked! They emerged today, so I captured photos (of course) before releasing the little critters.


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Signs of Spring

Someone turned on the Spring switch and it is wonderful. There are so many photo opportunities!

Praying Mantis Egg Case

reflection in my car window

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Jail Break

The Eastern State Penitentiary is a photographer’s paradise! There is so much texture and history there; you can’t help but just keep your viewfinder to your eye and click, click, click! Here is a sampling of photos that I was able to capture on my recent trip… can’t wait to go back.

I love the shadows in this one; they really add to the mood

used the fish eye lens for this

put a purple gel on the flash just for fun

hdr image – put a blue gel on the flash for this one

hdr image to get detail in the ceiling as well as the walls

fish eye lens and put flash with gel inside cell

mirror within mirror

paint chips on the wall

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