2019-01-10 – Landscape Photography, Nothing but Fog

Continuing with taking pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations was not an option today, thanks to the Fog. Instead, I took PICTURES of objects in the fog during my morning walk with Dean. In other words, for two days in a row we are open to taking pictures of anything we want to shoot; NOT Helping us with sharping our skill set.

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2019-01-09 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 6

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken at the same location at Black Diamond Middle School, Sterling Hill Drive, I used for my first article 2019-01-01 Back Into Photography. The set consists of photos of Mount Diablo taken with different focal lengths from 24mm to 265mm.

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2019-01-08 – Photography Basics, Understanding the Theory, Set 2

Continue with yesterday’s goal to take PICTURES of a single subject from various angles using today Shutter Priority Mode; here is set 2.

In addition to the above requirement, I added another requirement to take each photo with a shutter speed of 100sec and 50sec.

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2019-01-07 – Photography Basics, Understanding the Theory, Set 1

The goal for today was to take PICTURES of a single subject from various angle using Aperture Priority Mode.

In addition to the above requirement, I added another requirement to take each photo with an aperture of f/8 and f/11.

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2019-01-05 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 5

The plan for today was to take pictures of Mount Diablo from some location in Walnut Creek. Besides finding a good location, there was also the rain to deal with. After having spent over three (3) hours in Walnut Creek and not found a good location, we went home, with a stop at The Veranda, the new Shopping Center on Diamond Blvd in Concord.

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2019-01-04 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 4

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken from the other end of Empire Mine Road at the Deer Valley Road junction. However, thick fog obscured the mountain top, but not enough to make it a guessing game, I, therefore, decided to take enough pictures of the mountain and its surroundings.

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2019-01-03 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 3

Today’s goal was to take Mount Diablo pictures from a new location. Yesterday Dianne and I checked out the Empire Mine Road, which is now a walking trail, from its starting point which is the Mesa Ridge Road junction. We did see Mount Diablo and therefore agreed to use this location for today’s set.

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2019-01-01 Back Into Photography

From my Hello & Welcome page you should know that I love taking Landscape pictures. However, due to me being diagnosed with cancer 1 year 10 months ago, spending much time on Landscape photography was no longer an option. I finally have time to start back up to spend some time on it and blog about it.

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