"Nothing feeds the center like creative work."
--Anne Morrow Lindbergh
This photograph represents some metering work with my camera. The image was made with a spot evaluative setting at 0 compensation. I never even knew my camera could do this, nor did I know that I could also adjust the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. I didn't know either that all these adjustments make for better photographs in certain situations. Can you tell I am taking a photography class?
I have been wanting to study photography, primarily to illustrate this blog, capturing images more clearly representing things I knit and sew and the ideas I write about. Especially during this monotone season of grey, the ability to focus on some creative pursuits is soul filling and spirit lifting.
This week I did a little sewing and finished a prayer shawl for our church's Nicaragua medical mission team to take with them. I attached a little gold cross to one of its tassels...
(and here is my shawl, presented to a woman in Nicaragua on the Mission trip!)