86/365 – Masked

Once again, I had something in mind and it just didn’t work out so I improvised and came up with this. It still conveys a similar idea, so I am happy about that. And I still plan on trying my original idea at some point, I just have some planning to do first, so be on the look out for that! And, I just realized that I did two night shots in a row, oops.

One last quick note. My self-portraits are generally speaking very personal, and have a lot of meaning for me. But I always wonder if that meaning is comes across through the image, or if it is just in my mind that it works. So I am curious to hear some thoughts on my self-portraits and what you think they could mean or represent; please share!

175/365 – Fireworks

In Lexington they light off fireworks on the third of July. Elliot, a coworker of his, and I drove went downtown to watch, but were late and so we just caught the end. They were pretty lame fireworks, they just fizzled out at the end; no grand finale at all.

I never realized how much fireworks remind me of home. It made me so homesick standing on a sidewalk downtown Lexington watching the fireworks. I should have been on a small beach on the St. Croix River  with a bonfire and all my friends watching fireworks on the third. I still had a good time, but goodness it made me anxious to get home.