Summer Days and Basketball

Front Yard Fun
August 2008

My iTunes:  Bread of Life by David Glenn

Hey everyone!  Sorry to post so late!  Hey, at least I am posting!  More of these fun shots.  I have been experimenting a lot with my cameras and really enjoying it!  I took these today when Sam and I shot basketball outside for a little bit...Lucy even joined us later!  Can you tell I am enjoying this?

So basically, these shots are a type of photography.  Who would have thought?  It is called TtV (Through the Viewfinder).  Go ahead...google it.  It's there.  You basically take a picture with your digital camera through the viewfinder of a vintage camera.  Fascinating and fun!  My dad helped me out a ton by taking some measurements for me to be able to do this.  You have to build a contraption to fit over your camera to take care of glare and he was nice enough to help!  Thanks Dad...you're the greatest!

Have a good weekend everyone!


Christy said...

Very cool, Anna!

So I've decided not to buy a mac right now (with the money that I don't have), but the next time something happens, that's it.

Toni said...

These are fan-tas-tic!!! I totally love them, love them, love them. I hope you keep posting. I almost want to go find an old camera now. Gosh..did I say how much I love these pictures? Soo unique!! Keep em' comin' Anna!

Toni said...

Ok - I googled - I'm hooked. I just have to do this. LOL

Anna said...

Aw Sam and Lucy!!!

Luke Wiley said...

I like this new effect on your pictures! whatever your doing, keep doing it!

Robert said...

That is quite a cool idea. Does your dad sell these little contraption thingies?

b13 said...

I'm loving these "through an old full-vue" shots... I'll have to revisit this again on one of my outings.

gaz said...

keep em coming - they are the bees knees!

Jenty said...

Oh very cool!

Faye Pekas said...

Wow I love it! Now I have to go google :) Thanks for sharing how to do this. Those photos are so wonderful.

Mark said...

This is very cool, and of course I am going to try it.

You still manage to put your Anna touch on these, and that's what really makes them shine. It doesn't matter what kind of piano Mozart sits down to play -- he's still Mozart. Don't let that go to your head, of course. It's just an example.

Jody said...

Wow very cool shots!! I will have to read up on this style of photography. Of course I have loads of "old" pics I took back in the day that probably look similiar lol.

I did take this pic Specifically with YOU in mind. Would you take a peek?


CG said...

These are very different. To be honest, I'm not sure what i think about them yet! but they are certainly interesting...!

Laurie said...

These are fun. I would love to get my hands on an old Rolleiflex to do this with. It would be really cool.

eija said...

The atmosphere is very extraordinary in these shots. It would be fun to see a photo of the camera combination - that alone must be a sight! Do you have to hold them up against each other, or do you have some kind of a system to fix them together so that photographing is a bit easier?

Lacey Lichi said...

I LOVE THIS! My dad is an old camera fanatic and I may just have to borrow some to try this. Great idea.

DrillerAA said...

This is a wonderful technique. I gotta try this sometime.

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