Happy Summer, little babies!!

I’m a summer baby. But I’m not a fan of the beach. This year, that might change ((ESPECIALLY ON CLOUDY DAYS, BECAUSE THEY’RE MY FAVVVVVVVVEEEEE))..


This is one of my favorite photos. It was pretty cloudy at that moment and I slowed down the shutter speed just a tad so I can get as much light as I can! I have so many photos to add to my project from this one place. It’s something special.

Here’s another one for you, just because!


((Don’t you hate it when someone walks into your shot!! But it still works :)))

Kita <3

Just Experimenting

Last night, I was asked to join a few friends for a quiet night out to celebrate a birthday. I wanted to take that opportunity to try out a few long exposure techniques I’ve been trying.

DSC02025 (2) DSC02023 (2)As you can see, I started out taking a few shots to see the differences between adjusting the shutter speed to one second, a minute, etc. Since I’m not a statue, I was hoping to also gauge how still I’d have to be if I wanted to take long exposure photographs without having to carry around my tripod (carrying around the tripod I have is farrrrr from ideal when meeting friends for a night out lol).
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After a great time with amazing people, I went my separate way and decided to take a few shots. Besides the occasional group of cars, the streets were relatively empty last night. So I took this shot before going into the train.

DSC02068 (2)While waiting for the train, I finally worked up the nerve to adjust my shutter speed to 1 second and took a pic of the train as it came in.
I tried leaning on one of the subway posts, but I couldn’t stay still enough. I think if I practiced yoga, I might have a steadier hand lol.

DSC02072 (2)I got off the train and I went into ninja stealth mode and crouched under the lower bar of a scaffolding and placed my camera – whom I named ‘Buddy’ – and I decreased the shutter speed and adjusted everything else accordingly. With as steady a hand as I could, I was able to get these two shots (which shows the effect I was going for, btw). DSC02078 (2)
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I even took a few by the highway; which took forever because there weren’t too many cars at that hour lol.

I’m able to try things with this camera that I wasn’t able to do with my others. I’m having too much fun lol. Because of this, I’m going to take the time to reorganize my gallery/portfolio soon!

Next time, my tripod is taking the trip with me.