16 February 2010
I am awkward with this new computer.
I love everything,
but buttons are in new places....
(or old, if I remember the 1st computer I ever had)
I am working with the Aperture 3 program...
searching for all my photo files.
It is a bit tedious...
as the transfer did not leave files in any discernible order.
I am going through the process of
bringing up files,
naming them, and then finding the best place for them.
This photo is an excellent example.
It is the photo that I used in
my ad in the
"Carolina Bride magazine"
in the 1990's.....
I had wonderful feedback
and received a lot of attention from
it, as most of the wedding photographers,
in my town, at the time, were shooting in
a very conservative, controlled way.
I on the other hand was shooting
in a photojournalistic manner.
I loved it and found that many
women planning their weddings wanted
They didn't want to be constantly interrupted on their special day.
this approach is the "norm".
it was radical,
and I received criticism from
men who had been shooting weddings for decades.
the man who shot my first wedding,
a control freak supreme,
couldn't understand how in the world
I would be able to cover a wedding without
Well, I did.
And I did it almost every weekend
I value that experience,
but I also value my
down time, now.
Thank you for indulging me.