Regular Random – Five Minutes with a Tiny Bouquet

I picked up this tiny bouquet at the grocery store this weekend.  The bright colors were calling out to me and I instantly decided it would be the perfect post for Desley Jane’s Regular Random challenge.  I hadn’t participated in a while so this was the perfect time to rectify my absence.  

The rules are to pick an item and without disturbing the subject, spend five minutes taking shots with different lighting and angles.  

You can find Desley Jane here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2018/05/06/five-minutes-frosen-in-darkness-regularrandom/

You can see more of my photography here: photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

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Regular Random – Five Minutes with Jelly Beans

The rules for this challenge are to pick a subject and photograph it for five minutes using different angles and lighting and trying not to interfere with the subject.

Desley Jane hosts this challenge and you can find her here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2018/01/28/five-minutes-with-hydrangea-regularrandom/

You can see more of my photography here: photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

Regular Random – Five Minutes with Yellow

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The idea of this challenge is to pick a subject and spend five minutes photographing it using different angles and lighting without moving the subject.  The center of this flower is so beautiful that I decided to concentrate just on it.

Desley Jane hosts this challenge and you can find her here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2018/01/07/five-minutes-with-a-peony-in-decay-regularrandom/

To see more of my photography, please click here: photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

Regular Random – Five Minutes with Purple

The rules of this challenge are to spend five minutes photographing a subject using different lighting and angles.

These purple marsh grasses are so wispy and dreamy in macro and I’m totally in love with the bokeh.

 

 

Desley Jane hosts this challenge and you can find her here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/10/22/five-minutes-with-blue-flowers-and-a-kitten/

To see more of my photography, please click here: photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

Regular Random – Five Minutes with a Scarf

Desley Jane hosts this challenge each week.  The rules are to pick a subject and photograph it for five minutes without moving the subject.  Try to use different angles, lighting, etc.

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I love this “heart” scarf and thought it would look really pretty with a candy bowl I borrowed from work.  I’m working on another post with the bowl and lighting so watch for that one later.

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https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/10/15/five-minutes-with-sunflowers-regularrandom/

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Regular Random – Five Minutes with a Puzzle

The rules are to choose a subject or a scene and spend five minutes photographing it at different angles, lighting etc without interfering with the subject.

Desley Jane hosts this challenge and you can find her here: https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/10/01/five-minutes-with-closed-tulips/

What could be more fun than puzzles with my grandson?  We “oinked”, “woofed”, “clucked” and “neighed” all weekend with some “choo choos” and “vroom, vrooms” thrown in too.

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Regular Random: Five Minutes with a Bouquet

Desley Jane hosts this challenge each week and the rules are to pick a subject and shoot for five minutes using different angles and lighting.

I tend to overthink each shot so I’ve always gone over five minutes in my previous attempts.  But these challenges have helped me realize that I can just trust my instincts and for the first time, I’ve gotten several great shots in five minutes.

You can find Desley Jane here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/09/10/five-minutes-with-chocolate-cake-regularrandom/

You can see more of my photography here: photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

 

Regular Random – Five Minutes – Flowers on a Grave

The rules for this challenge are:

Choose a subject or a scene and spend five minutes photographing it using different angles and lighting.

On my way home from work the other day, I had a sudden impulse to stop by the cemetery near my home.  I don’t have any family or friends buried there (at least I don’t think so) but it’s calming to walk through and the chapel and grounds are absolutely beautiful.

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And for once, I was able to stick with the five minute time limit for this challenge – but only because it was so humid outside!

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Thanks to Desley Jane for hosting this challenge.  You can find her blog here:  https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/08/27/regularrandom-five-minutes-with-pumpkin-soup/

Regular Random – Five Minutes with Buttons

Desley Jane hosts Regular Random each week and you can find her here: https://musingsofafrequentflyingscientist.com/2017/08/05/five-minutes-with-a-ranunculus-regularrandom/

The rules are to pick a subject and spend five minutes with it using different lighting, views and angles, etc.

I bought these cute buttons for a project a couple of years ago and came across them the other day and thought it would be a colorful entry.  

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Regular Random – Five Minutes with Color

Here are the rules:

Pick an item or scene and photograph it for five minutes using different angles and light.

I do not have a green thumb so I can’t believe that I actually went out and bought several plants for my back porch.  But I’d love to get more bee and butterfly captures so hubby and I went off to the garden store.

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I’ve fallen in love with coneflowers – I think their umbrella shape is beautiful.  I also bought trailing verbena, dianthus and lantana.

So here’s hoping that the bees and butterflies will find their way to my door – and that my new plants survive the summer under my care.

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