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Prompted 365: February 1/2

Here is the first half of February’s Prompted 365. I’m much happier with my photos this month than January’s, which I posted here. Some of these are a bit of a stretch and take some explaining, so if you’re not sure how they apply to the prompt, leave me a comment asking! 3 Feb: Doorway I am still finding ticket stubs and receipts from Italy hidden in my coat pockets and at the bottom of my purse. For this photo I tried my hand a freelensing, which is where you disconnect the lens from the camera body and and manually focus. Freelensing lets me get a very dramatic depth of focus and get very close to the subject. It’s a fun technique but takes a bit of patience. 4 Feb: “A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” 5 Feb: Space 6 Feb: Faith 7 Feb: Right 8…

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