Archive | November, 2007

Day 35

Day 35 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes Last night was the holiday party for work. I won a $100 gift card good at a bunch of restaurants in Maryland. It came with a 5 page booklet of restaurants that accepted it. It was pretty cool and I had a good time at the party. I was […]

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Day 33

Day 33 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes While mostly everyone else is shopping or recovering from their turkey coma, I’m working. I happen to like my job so it’s not that big of a deal and I’d rather be here making money than out there spending it. Okay, that last part isn’t true. My plans of […]

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Day 32

Day 32 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes No smiles today, not really feeling it. Lighting is getting better. Here I used a “butterfly” setup to fully illuminate my face. I went to the movies today and saw “Hitman”. Pretty decent flick if you are a guy. Not great but it hit the spot today. I did […]

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Day 31

Day 31 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes Sorry its so dark but its been a rough day. I spent 3.5 hours on the bus to get back to my car. There was an accident on 95 involving several cars and tractor trailers that resulted in 95 being closed in both directions. Thankfully, no one was hurt. […]

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Day 30

Day 30 Originally uploaded by Shawn Grimes 30 days of self portraits. I’m really not the egotistical, I’m just trying to have some fun and challenge myself to take a self portrait every day. I’ve skipped quite a few days and found that it can be really hard to a) remember to take the picture […]

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Day 27

Day 27 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes Not much to say about this picture really. I’m still playing with my lights and its an example of High Key photography (where the majority of the picture is bright)

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Day 26

Day 26 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes The bus provides me plenty of time to catch up on sleep or read. I usually sleep in the mornings and read on the way home. Today I happen to be reading Bryan Peterson’s “Understanding Exposure”. It’s a great read for the budding photography. I just finished his “Learning […]

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Day 25

Day 25 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes Just walking to the bus. Not much to say.

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Day 24

Day 24 Originally uploaded by ShawnGrimes Still playing with my new lights and I also played with a few new (to me) Photoshop techniques. This shot obviously used one light to my side that lit up only the left side of my face, leaving the right side in the dark. I then used a multiply […]

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