Scrabble Solitaire:)

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© Andrea Petersen
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Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer...Psalms 19: 14

My husband who is a fantastic scrabble player was watching a football game today, consequently I played a game by myself pretending to be two players..

I used two tile racks... one on my left and one on my right.. I ended up getting 411 points on my left side and 261 points on my right:) The left side definitely had better tiles all the way through while the right side fell behind:)

I very much love Scrabble ... for me it is a very calming game. Not everyone cares for it as it is slow going and takes a lot of thought.. I feel it is worth it to learn new words from the Scrabble dictionary that I had never heard of before.

I did a manual focus on my self portrait and this time it was a little easier as I pre-focused on the letters of the Scrabble game box to get a sharper focus before setting the self timer... there was not too much light in the room outside of the lamp behind me and a candle on the table.

Existing Light ...No flash
Focal Length 32 mm
F-Number F/ 10
Exposure time 1/10 sec.
ISO Speed - 800
Exposure program manual
Self-timer, camera on Tripod

In the Playing Scrabble photo essay.

19 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    Outstanding!!! Where is Florence? Wish I could be there to play along.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (2 Jan 2012):

    Donald, our driveway was snowed in and this was the ideal time to play a game
    of Scrabble...At my age it helps to exercise the brain and have fun at the same
    time. Thanks for the comment.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    A lovely capture Andrea and a good entry for the theme.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    I just new this would be a scrabble entry :0)....my fav game....great comp and light, Andrea!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    Great indoor, low light and manual focus photo of you playing a solitaire game of Scrabble : ). I love to play Scrabble also, but have to play it against the computer as I do not have anyone that is interested in playing the game with me. I enjoy it with the computer : )

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    I love the way you adapt to whatever the situation is! ha! love this.

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    An exceptional shot, given the lighting, focus, etc! You have this down to a science, Andrea.. and a perfect entry for the theme!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (3 Jan 2012):

    Love it!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (3 Jan 2012):

    A great image and a great game!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (3 Jan 2012):

    I LOVE Scrabble!! I haven't played for years, but I always enjoyed it. This is a wonderful SP and the perfect theme entry!

  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (3 Jan 2012):

    great colors and lights! love it!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia said (3 Jan 2012):

    Super!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! love this.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (3 Jan 2012):

    great idea and lighting! wonderful entry Andrea!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (4 Jan 2012):

    Awesome lighting!! A terrific entry and a great game to boot!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (5 Jan 2012):

    Beautifully composed and capture. Great entry.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Jan 2012):

    This entry definitely has got game.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (5 Jan 2012):

    I forgot that I have a photo I took of my kids playing scrabble on Christmas Day! I must have a smart kids, their scores are so close together, just one or two points. Very good entry!

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (6 Jan 2012):

    Game is on .!! Fav.!!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    Good One!

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