What is a good idea for something to do when the weather outside isn’t suitable for photography? Search around the house for “ordinary objects” to photograph, of course!
Sometimes photographers simply must “break the rule of thirds” and we are taught that it is perfectly okay to do so. A good example is the below photograph taken in the financial district which, by the way, I had to climb up on a ledge in order to get my camera high enough to reach over the crowd. Yes, I was able to scurry down before the nice policeman walked over. I waved and smiled and he gave me a thumbs up.
There are not enough words to describe the decorations which adorn Sak’s this year. The entire building was draped with lights and the light show was most amazing to watch. I stood there mesmerized through two entire shows hoping someone would video it so I could share it with you. Please take a few minutes to enjoy it by clicking the below link, although you really had to be there in person to see and feel the enormity of it. Click Here The crowd was enormous which made it near impossible to get a good photo but I did manage to quickly take a photo of one of the many “windowscapes” without someone walking in front of me.
While in New York this week, we walked downtown to see the Christmas decorations and I must say they took my breath away. Across from 30 Rockefeller Center on the Avenue of the Americas, I managed to squeeze between a group of people to take a photograph of what can be done “with a ball” and some imagination.