Our neighborhood is filled with lights, and tonight my dad and I went out to take some pictures. Mainly we wanted to experiment with the tripod, since we haven’t used it with the Rebel before. I’m not sure how great the pictures turned out, but considering we didn’t get arrested for taking pictures in front of peoples’ houses in the dead of night, I’d say it was a success.
Peacock Christmas lights… original, and colorful.
And its more generic counterpart, the deer.
Practicing “bokeh” (a technique that purposely unfocuses the subject for aesthetic quality), on a nativity scene.
And my two favorites from the night (’cause I’m weird). We put the lense on its slowest setting, to where every shot took about twenty seconds. Then I danced around until it made these:
They look a lot better if you click to zoom (:
Can you believe that there’s only three more days of 2011 after today?! And then next year’s the apocalypse…. Darn. Time flies when Mayans get bored of making calendars.