About me

I am a high school student who loves fine art photography, photojournalism, and travel. I am using this blog as a way to showcase my photography, and I would greatly appreciate any feedback!

Enjoy! And follow if you’d like!

This blog is named after a quote I love, “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for”-W.G.T. Shedd

My Instagram:http://instagram.com/maireadkahn

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32 thoughts on “About me

  1. Hi Mairead, I love your way of photographing and interpretation of the subjects, especially ports to the attention details in the face of what most people would pass unnoticed.
    Sorry for my language, protest with google translate 🙂
    Ciao, Graziano.

  2. Your well on your way to a great adventure with the ability to capture the moments that will pass before your eyes very quickly. I’d like to suggest that in addition to the technical aspects your learning that you consider delving into the Zen of the objects you choose to shoot. This way you will be more of the director of the shoot then spontaneous shutter bug. Which has it’s place in photographer’s repertoire too.

  3. Hi, love the collection of images, you crrainly have an eye for detail, I have been a pro photographer for a long time and seen lots of ‘High school’ images and been asked to judge on a lot of them and there are very few that have come close to yours. a couple of suggestions the image of the sky and sea has two birds in, they are to far away to be anything in the shot at first I thought it was spot on your lens or sensor, just use a heal tool or clone tool, anything that distracts the eye from the main image remove and try as in a painting bring the eye into the image the lead the viewer across. Also could you put your images in groups as it gets boring constantly scrolling down. Use your front page as the introduction use a slide show, you will find one in the plugins. Thanks for a delightful 30 minutes. 😀

  4. Is it possible for you to share your camera and lens specks with me? I am saving for a nice camera and really admire your work. I am in awe…

  5. Something special here. Perception, composition, the special familiar, love all of it. Very minor thing: I am bugged by horizons not level, unless intended. Have you thought about that? All the best! What a great start!

  6. hey Mairead (Captain)
    I really like your photography and admire your observation too. Every photograph u took has its own beauty.. keep it up and Best of luck.. 🙂

  7. Beautiful work. I especially liked “Delicate,” but they are all wonderful. I live in WI too (Menomonee Falls). Do you show anywhere?

  8. Your pictures are amazing!. Each one has its own story. i am inspired. You are amazingly creative. keep it up. I wish you all the best.

  9. Came to know about your blog from one of your comments in Nat Geo. Enjoyed some of the images. i am a traveler and a photographer too. i like to see what is happening around the world. thanks.

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