Scavenger Hunt

window reflection bottles victorian paint
bottles and plants view from the second floor
parts legs skirt woman
light trees lens flare
redwood sorrel dark woods shaddow
trees woods fern
purple flower color
bee flower romneya fried egg poppy
pantry light
dahlias pink purple flowers
oakland houses symmetry color architecture
trapped flowers

I'm really excited to be back in school taking a photography class at City College of San Francisco. Our first assignment was a scavenger hunt. We were given a list of 45 things to capture that included concrete subjects, such as something in our neighborhood, as well as abstractions, such as "our greatest fear." It was an exercise for us to practice using our DSLR cameras in manual mode, which [confession] I have never done before. Now that the training wheels are off, I feel completely liberated. These are some of my favorites. 1, 2, 3, 4: Castro, San Francisco; 5, 6, 7, 8, 9: Tilden Park Botanical Gardens, Berkeley; 10, 11, 12, 13: my neighborhood, Oakland.