January was my month to choose a theme, and I wanted to make sure it was something very broad that could be photographed indoors as well as out, since I find that in January I often don’t get outside with my camera because it’s too cold. That being said, I did get out on the Rideau Canal one afternoon when it was just below zero and possible to take off my mittens long enough to snap a few shots. The rest of my month’s work took place around our “Lego World” that is constantly in a state of construction and flux in the attic. Much of the building is still completed by Mommy and Daddy and other adults who happen to be around, but it’s an activity that we all enjoy and Adrian loves to play with all of the machines and buildings that we create. I also discovered that it’s very hard to get good close-ups of Lego, at least using the lens that I have. I never quite got the lighting and the focus just right… (and for the record, whoever says that modern Lego is not creative has not been to our house!)
And now for something completely different: Here are my photos from the Canal. I was relatively pleased with these.
And a little bit of HDR for the last few shots: It’s always fun to play around with HDR to try to make mediocre images a little bit exciting.
And two more, that I just remembered from the beginning of January, we had an ice storm to start off 2015.