365 **Challenge #12** Oct 3 - 9

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365 **Challenge #12** Oct 3 - 9

The objective of this challenge/project is to help everyone become more familiar and comfortable with their camera by attempting to use it daily!

I will post a new theme each week starting Saturday and will continue on every Saturday.

Everyone who wish to participate is encouraged to try and take pictures on a daily basis that will emphasize on that week's theme.

Remember this project is a learning experience. Everyone is welcome to give CC as much as possible. Also include your photo settings.

Have fun everyone!

October 3 - 9: Whimsy

Dictionary.com defines
whim⋅sy
  /ˈʰwɪmzi, ˈwɪm-/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [hwim-zee, wim-] Show IPA
–noun, plural -sies.
1. capricious humor or disposition; extravagant, fanciful, or excessively playful expression: a play with lots of whimsy.
2. an odd or fanciful notion.
3. anything odd or fanciful; a product of playful or capricious fancy: a whimsy from an otherwise thoughtful writer.

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Does Minnie Mouse count as whimsical?

Exposure: 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture: f/3.5
Focal Length: 50 mm
ISO Speed: 400

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Three kids in various forms of whimsy today Wink

My boy with my knitting loom as a necklace (he was so funny ... wish I could have gotten a smile out of him when I had the camera out)
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Spinning girl
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PP'd because I wanted to play ... she's twirling here but you can't really tell

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It's not a great shot as far as levels go. It was really dark and even with out my external flash I got a lot of bounce back light from other sources, but it definitley was odd and humorous.

Exposure: 1/5
Ap: f4.5
IS0: 400
Focal length: 30mm

Shot on Manual setting