conversation update

melissa and i have kept on talking to one another as our summers have unfolded, and we both have really stretched ourselves in ways i don’t think we ever expected. i even used a street shot for one of my images instead of my own kiddos. we’ve looked at composition, colors, layers, framing, gestures, lighting, shapes, and moment. there are so many elements to our photographs that we never considered, and so many different ways to connect to an image.

here’s my latest reply to her:


and below is our conversation from the beginning- click right to see the progression!

the conversation, continued

in case you missed my last post, here’s a quick recap:

  • my friend melissa is awesome and has the best ideas

  • her latest idea was to have a “photo conversation” with each other throughout the summer

  • i started the conversation with this photo-


so now we’ve “spoken” back and forth a few times and let me tell you what- this project is every bit as wonderful as i anticipated (and then some).

here’s the photo i just sent off to her today. click right to start the conversation from the beginning to see how we got here!