Sunday, October 11, 2009
Snapshot Sunday: Guest Blogger
While our plans for a simple, one-day, finish-by-sunset-and-grab-a-beer roofing job on the barn gang aft agley on Saturday with the discovery of rot in the base, our emphatically non-farmer nieces had to find ways to entertain themselves while Dad, Uncle Ken, Aunt Heather, and "Uncle" Bill bled money and profanity all weekend.
Fourteen year-old Brady borrowed Bill's camera, and came up with these:
Cole and Rosie: Vicious and Dangerous
Bwaaa haaa -- just kidding
Ameraucana cockerel. Rooster voted least likely to end up as coq a vin this year.
The new generation of young photographers is going to be a fearless bunch -- liberated from the expense of film, able to get instant feedback on what "worked" and what didn't, and open to experimenting and accepting the happy accident. I envy them the freedom of digital, even as I'm nostalgic for the stink of developer and the pall of the red light bulb.
That said, the kid is a better photographer at fourteen than I am after almost three decades of on-again, off-again efforts -- the last six with decent quality digitals.