January 22-28, 2013
Week 36 of the 365 Photo Project saw me trying to shoot outdoors more. In looking back at my photos from the last few months since winter began, I’ve shot mainly indoors. If I have been outside, it’s been because I’ve been in warmer places. I’ve not really taken advantage of the outdoors this winter.
On Tuesday, I was at a meeting at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. As I was leaving, I noticed the ice sculptures, and decided I needed to get a shot. I ran back to my office to get my camera and got this fun shot of an ice carving.
As much as I would have liked to shoot outdoors everyday, that didn’t happen. Wednesday was a day I was desperate for something, so I shot this blue lamp in our house.
I did say I shot outdoors more this week, but it wasn’t on Wednesday or Thursday. Here’s a shot from our bathroom of a fun toothbrush holder we have.
I had been noticing how the light is coming back. From my office window there is a parking garage that reflects the light of the setting sun beautifully. I shot a picture of it on January 7. I decided on Friday, I would hike to the top of the parking garage to get a picture of the sunset. It was COLD up there. I didn’t end up getting anything I really liked of the sunset, but I did fund these Raven tracks in the snow.
Again with light coming back slowly this time of year, I’ve been taken with the Alpenglow on the Chugach. I have been determined to get a good shot of it. Here’s Saturday’s attempt.
This is Flat Top mountain, a popular hiking spot. I tok shots up here last summer during a Solstice hike.
I was still trying to get a shot on Sunday. The mountains turn pink. It is so hard to capture on the camera for some reason, but I tried again.
The last shot of the week was of the full moon on Monday morning on 7th Avenue.
As I was coming down the street to my office, the moon was just there. It had a cool feel. I wish I could have taken more time with this, but between the traffic on the street and the cold, I got this.
Do you have suggestions for motivating to get out more in the winter and into the cold to take pictures?