Photo 101 – Connect

Gallery, Prompts and Challenges
1/4000 sec at f/ 4.0, ISO 100 28 mm (EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6IS)

1/4000 sec at f/ 4.0, ISO 100
28 mm (EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS)

Somewhere in the desert north of Las Vegas NV

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” ~ Herman Melville

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36 thoughts on “Photo 101 – Connect

  1. Great photo for the theme.
    I tried to take a similar kind of picture a while back and discovered it was a lot harder than it looks.

    What I found interesting in your photo is the dirt path (road) that runs like a ribbon along the power line as far as the eye can see!

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    1. Yes. I can only imagine that is for a utility truck. In case something goes wrong. But I haven’t ever noticed a road like that before in other areas. I’m going to have to be more observant in the future.

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    1. Thanks, Sue. I’m sure I’m cheating with this Photo 101 course. They give you a word each day and, I think, you’re supposed to go out, take a new photo, and post it the next day. The problem is they give you the new word around 8 pm my time so I’ve been going into my archives for the posts. At least the quotes are new.

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  2. I did the photo 101 on the first go around. I find it interesting that they are using the same words all the way through as they did then. If you want some insight into what is to come I will gladly share, then you would have time to “Capture” in the moment.
    This is a great interpretation of this word, the quote the photograph, it works so well!

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      1. Well…I don’t know? I guess maybe. I was frustrated at the format and lack of depth to the class. Coupled with the short time frame to produce images, some very challenging in their theme. So, I dipped into archives almost the entire time which I wasn’t happy about. It is fun to see everyone’s take on these themes and I am really enjoying your work. So, maybe I should have just said nothing…sorry :/ It just feels to me, if you were given a 3 to 5 day grouping of subjects you could actually take the images when you see them and learn something in the process which is what I am always looking for…a new learning opportunity. ๐Ÿ™‚

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        1. Don’t be sorry. I actually liked your suggestion and was only joking about cheating. But you’re right. They should give you the word a few days before, not a few hours before. I am thinking about starting a word prompt for photographers that is a little different but yet the same. Don’t know if it will be worth it as there are so many challenges. But after this Photo 101 is over I might announce it. Or forget it. We’ll see.

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          1. Well in that case, here you go ๐Ÿ™‚ Tomorrow will be Landmark, then The Natural World and finally for a 3 day round off, Warmth. Enjoy! Maybe it will help you “see” something in real time instead of dipping into what you already have seen. Or maybe they throw a curve ball and then, you are back where you started ๐Ÿ™‚

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