Wednesday, July 22, 2009


Even if you have never taken a single photography class in your life, you should be able to take a camera, look through the view finder (or at the big digital screen), push a button, and take a decent photo.
I kinda hate to love and love to hate having other people take photos for me. I mean, if I'm at some tourist site and ask you to take a photo of me in front of something...I don't just want a photo of me...I want that something in there too.
I think the Eiffel Tower is behind us

The most beautiful tree in SLC. Oh wait...there is a temple behind that?

Both the castle and I barely made the photo

My other favorite is getting their thumb in on the action

I know I shouldn't complain. I mean, I am the one who asked for the photo and they are doing me a favor (I think), but I try really hard to take nice photos for other people. Sometimes self-timer or long arm is a better option. I just wonder what their photos turn out like... It's good for a laugh at least.


Britt said...

i had a super crazy roommate who would set up the whole photo, hold the camera in the position she wanted, then make the stranger take over from there.

then she went on a mission for like a day and a half :)

Cal said...

I love it. Everyone's dilemma, Trusting your vacation memories to strangers. Maybe what you could do is set up the shot exactly how you want it, call someone over, tell them not to move the camera, just push the button. I don't know. That might not work, especially if there's a language barrier.

Cal said...

I just read the person's comment above mine... whoops. So much for an original idea :)

Kara said...

I love ure fotos!