Photojournalism was part of my curriculum in college. For one semester or five months to be exact, we were taught how to hold and load films in camera; the opening and speed needed for a certain subject to shoot. Our professor who also taught the same subject in another state university was good at giving lectures about photography, I wish I was able to record her lectures the whole time. But you know what, she could have taught us to shoot more, to use our camera frequently or expose us to the real world of photography. I don’t have my old camera with me now and did not pursue photography either. But given the opportunity, I would take up short courses to learn more about cameras and learn techniques to shoot better pictures. Well, it’s never too late to learn anything. I just needed to manage my time and yes, I need funds to realize my dream.
There are instances when pictures look good because there is a certain theme that has been followed by the photographer. Some photographers are very particular about lighting as well. If you want your photograph to have a unique look, you can make use of unfinished wood cutouts. You may not realize it now but these cutouts can help tell a story especially if you would like to imply something through your photographs. Your backyard will also look exotic in the process. You may never know but it just might be the makeover that your backyard needs in order to look better.
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Hubby will be retiring a few years from now. But he’s not eager to retire from work just yet as we still have an incoming college student who needs our financial support more than ever. He would still be working for the same office on a contractual basis if the company still needs his service. I don’t know about fixed rate annuity or if hubby is entitled to receive one, but at any rate the retirement benefits will be very helpful to us. Hubby can enjoy honing his photography skills (if he has it) when our kids have graduated from college.