My mother gifted Jay & I with a one year membership to Longwood Gardens. Wanting to see the Christmas display, we made the drive yesterday. The weather was cold, wet, and dreary, so we didn't stay to see the outdoor light show in the evening, we just toured the Conservatory and the DuPont house.
In keeping with Shimelle's Ten Things meme, here are my ten best shots from yesterday:
Cheryl Johnson's 12 Days of Christmas class) and really thinking about composition. The results were that I ended up with a lot of great SOOC shots. Most of these have only had slight sharpening for the web as post processing!
Thanks Mom! We're definitely visiting again in the future!
One thing I noticed in reviewing my shots of the day. The ones where I tried to take in an entire scene (a complete tree, that long table with all the fancy place settings) were technically okay, but missing any "wow" factor. Without fail, all of the shots that drew me in were the close up ones of the little details.
I'm wondering... what does that say about me and my photography style?