A stack of white bowls against a white background. Photo by Reghan Skerry.

Project366: #61-70

Photography

About two weeks ago, I picked up set of cheap clip-on lenses for my phone. They’re nothing fancy, but they’re a fun little toy—especially the macro lens. (I’m still getting the hang of the fisheye and wide-angle attachments.)

I’m sure the novelty will wear off soon—I hope the novelty will wear off soon, because if it doesn’t I’m going to be tempted to get a real macro lens, and I can’t justify that expense—but in the meantime, that’s why there are so many close-up photos this week.

This week also features my first pure skill-building exercise of this project. I don’t know how often I’m going to work on those sorts of things—or if I’ll include them all when I do—but it’s definitely going to be a semi-regular occurrence over the next year. (Including white-on-white specifically. That’s surprisingly difficult from a technical standpoint, and I’m not where I want to be with that yet.)

(Project366 runs from 23 January 2019 through 23 January 2020. I’ll posting to Instagram daily, and rounding up the photos here every ten days.)

2 thoughts on “Project366: #61-70

  1. Hi Reghan, I love how these ones turned out! The lens added a good dimension to your pictures. You’re inspiring me to get back into taking photos for fun. And yes, also get a macro lens.

    Keep up the good work. My favorite for this week was the coffee grounds, no bias 😉

    Best,

    Ernesto

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    1. Thanks, Ernesto! You should definitely start taking photos for fun again; it’s incredibly rewarding, both emotionally and creatively. (Meditation has never worked for me, but photography is a mindfulness practice on its own.)

      And the coffee is one of my favourites, too…. 😄

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