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(I Can’t) Focus

I’ve always liked photography, but in 2006, I fell in love with it. At that time, snapping photos—macro photos—suddenly became an uncontrollable obsession. Why, you wonder? In that year, my right retina detached twice. The eye was saved, but my vision will never again be as “good” as it was. I use macro photography to see again.

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The Changing Seasons 2016—November

This morning when I lifted my bedroom blind, I wasn’t impressed—it was snowing!   Instead of crawling back into bed and staying there until June, like I wanted to do, I got up, got dressed in arctic attire, and (briefly) ventured outdoors to take a few pics for Cardinal Guzman’s monthly photo challenge, The Changing Seasons 2016.

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Ten Perspectives—Desk Edition

On Wednesday, after two consecutive restless nights, I was not able to function properly at work, so I quit early and played with my camera instead.

I challenged myself to shoot the same thing—my work desk, chair and keyboard—ten different ways. I had also challenged myself to shoot all ten images in portrait orientation, but after I imported them to Lightroom, I realized that I had failed that part of the challenge. I absentmindedly shot one of my images in landscape. Oops!

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