January 17, 2008

A Flickr evening

Tonight, I ended up adding some pictures to my Flickr account, which you can find here. As you can see, I'm still vanilla-caramel even over there.

Anyway, I'd like to improve my picture-taking skills, even my picture-making skills (yeah, I'm referring to PhotoShop). Here's a picture I took while strolling in Candy Cane Lane last month.


I can't really draw as well as my two sisters Lani and Lynn. If I were given a pencil and ordered to draw something to save my life...well, there goes my life then.

I know three persons who take really great pictures - Ding, TJ and Jay. Even my sister Lynn takes good pictures, although she's in denial. I like looking at their composition, as if their pictures present how they view life - creatively. It never fails to amaze me that they see the beauty in day-to-day living.

That's part of the reason why I want to learn more about photography. I want to be more aware of the beauty that surrounds us. Instead of getting steeped in negativity, focus on the positive.

Here's a picture I took in the hospital while my father-in-law was undergoing surgery. I kept thinking it was the way to wellness, as I assumed it headed straight to the surgery rooms. So I took a picture of it.

The way to wellness

Got any good photography books to recommend? I'd love to hear about it.


Lene said...

I'm contemplating on using Flikr instead of maintining a multiply account for pictures.

I like the picture you took at Candy Cane, it's beautiful. Good luck on your photography lessons. :) I have yet to try using Photoshop but don't have the patience figuring how to edit pictures there. he he

Lene said...

Hello, I've been making changes in my blog lately and the recent one is to make it private where only invited bloggers will have the access.

I'm sorry for the inconvenience, but can I have your email so that I can invite you?

Thanks a million! :)

Cez said...


I don't know how I can send my e-mail address to you without posting it here. Any ideas?