This week’s post may come across as random shots of book photos. And you might just be right. When I decided to do Photo Vomit on the blog, I didn’t really have any set of rules. It doesn’t follow a theme. I mean, I’m making it up as I go. I pretty much post whatever pictures I want as long as they’re book-related/inspired. I haven’t done too many of these. But from what I can remember, my themes have always been sporadic.
Incidentally, I know Photo Vomit is a feature on the blog, but I can bet you anything there are similar concepts out there. Just in case someone actually tells me to cease and desist.
Back to my post, I took these pictures a while ago on a day when I was fiddling with my camera; trying to see how close I could shoot without making out with my subjects. I thought they turned out well.
If you’re wondering what kind of camera I use, these were taken with my Nikon D3100. This particular camera has been with me for a while and is still a favourite of mine even though it’s broken. It won’t let me use the view finder to take pictures. Mostly, I use the screen. I’m surprise it still works however limited.
Lately, I’ve been rethinking about the photos that accompany most of my book reviews. I try to present it in such a way that would attract my readers’ eyes – ala Tumblr. Sometimes, it’s a little tough to do, because I’m never going to like every book that I read. And taking a beautiful picture of it while I yammer on about how awful the book was, makes me feel dumb.
I’m not an experienced photographer. Mostly, I like taking close up shots. I refuse to read the manual that came with my camera, so most of the time, I’m a bumbling fool. I just bought a new one for traveling since it’s much more compact and slimmer than the D3100. Well, I won’t bother you with all my idiosyncrasies, but do you dabble in photography?