On a more positive note, a few photos from the past few days.
A search for velcro in Shankar Market reveals a lace-dying operation, while a trip to Old Delhi results in some mediocre photos but a delicious meal and a fun outing with friends.
We took Will to the Air & Space museum today so that Chris could show Will all of his favorite airplanes and so that I could check out the (very cool) AirCraft photo exhibit by Jeffrey Milstein. Chris’ dad likes to tell Chris and Chris likes to tell me that they went to the museum the very first weekend it opened in 1976. Our visit today wasn’t quite as historic but it was a nice chance to soak up a few more D.C. vibes before India.
I’m gonna pack my bags / And take that journey down the road
Cause over the mountain / I see the bright sun shinning
And I want to live inside the glow.
By: India Arie “Beautiful”
Turns out, you really don’t need editing software to make your photos pop. You don’t need your iPhone and apps like Hipstamatic and Instagram to make kind of crummy shots look artistic and interesting. You just need to know which photo styles you like and how to create them using the settings on your DSLR camera.
Thursday night we took Chris’ sister out for crabs. It was the one thing she really wanted to do during her 3 weeks in America. The crabs were delicious but it was one of “those meals” with an almost one year old in tow. Not 10 minutes into the meal, Will had stretched my shirt …
So I finally bought some new lenses for my camera, and I like them. This isn’t going to be a super technical review. If you are in the market for new lenses for the first time, I highly recommend checking out the Digital-Picture.com. They have reviews for pretty much every lens available on the market …