Photographs help me stay connected to the people, especially the women, I meet when we travel for ministry in Ghana.
After 14 years we have students pastoring and serving in churches spread over West Africa.
Village life is vastly different from the way we live here in the US. The photos remind me of the every day work involved in just preparing a meal. Carrying water and firewood are the first task of a new morning for most women in Africa.
I think of that as I stand at the sink and turn on the tap.
I’ve been trying to soak up inspiration, composition lessons, and other technical tips from sites like http://www.offset.com .
And today I found a great article about using reflections, maximizing their effect in a photo.
I’ll be looking for more opportunities with reflections on our upcoming trip.
Here are a few samples from my own photo library.
What’s your favorite photo trick or tip? AND—how do you store and backup photos? Flickr? Dropbox?