Photography

My photography (mostly)

The Bambi Effect

We regularly get deer in our back yard, sometimes as many as 10-12. Tonight we had both a red fox and several deer. Before I could get my camera together the fox had exited stage right, so I decided to shoot a few of the deer before the twilight disappeared. When people see the deer…

Remembering That I Enjoy Photography

Last weekend I spent some time doing photography. Saturday three of us went out to do some railroad related shots. Sunday, my wife and caught my first train. Monday, I found out I can actually capture butterflies and bumble bees. For your enjoyment… All photography copyright 2007, William Meisheid. Thomas Viaduct 1835 Ilchester train tunnel…

Dear God

Last night, we had an itinerant evangelist, who is a friend of our pastor, visit our church. His name is David Brett and his form of evangelism is story telling. He made, what for me was an insightful statement about how we turn the stories of Jesus into sermons. We take the simple effective method…

Self-Portrait

One of my regular readers (when I write regularly ;-)), Jan Mckenzie, asked in a comment to the previous post (Tools) if I would include a self-portrait. He must have realized that the request would result in more than just putting up a snapshot. Self-portraits are always more than mere pictures; they speak to the…

Tools

Since I decided once again to get involved in photography, especially weddings and portraits, I have been outfitting myself for the task. I tried to be diligent and research everything as well as I could, to minimize bad purchases, and make my capital as effective as possible. As I am sitting here looking at all…

The Unity of Truth

Arthur Holmes, a former philosophy professor at Wheaton College, wrote a beautiful little book titled All Truth is God’s Truth. In it, he argued what Paul argues in Romans 1 and 2 and John puts forth in the first chapter of his gospel: that God has revealed himself in creation and to all men (The…

Pursuing Dreams

There have been two major dreams in my life. Early on I wanted to be writer, especially a writer of novels and it appears that if I can keep on course I will finish my first novel, Beginnings, the first in a series on the life of Moses. The second thing I wanted to be…