|Margaret McGeehon paints a protective coat on a decorated rain barrel Wednesday afternoon. The barrels are painted by local artists and auctioned off in the Rain Barrel Art Review, an annual fundraiser for the Missouri River Community Network.|
This is what happens when you get so engaged in conversation with a person that you are photographing that you aren't taking great pictures. I shot this for class as part of an assignment on using fill flash in direct sunlight. I had a nice conversation with Margaret about canoeing, the Rain Barrel Art Review and the Missouri River. But by the time we had finished talking, and she finished with the barrels, I hadn't shot any decent photos that also illustrated the techniques needed for class.
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