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Month: June 2012

Victorian Light

Victorian Light

Friday I braved the face melting heat and snuck out to the garden around our new building at work.  I like the lights there and while I didn’t have the perfect lens for the job, it worked out very well using my Yashica 55mm.  I used the old school method and backed my ass up until I got it in frame. Some minor cropping and some heavy editing in Topaz BW Effects and I am very pleased with the final…

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Worn Out

Worn Out

Where I was in WV is just riddled with old barns that are falling into disrepair.  So I took some time coming back and photographing them.  This one has been there since my parents first bought the property 20+ years ago.  I used Topaz BW Effects to convert it.  I wanted it to look like an old faded photo so added film effects to give it some grain and then a hint of color. Photo Nerd Info: Panasonic G3, Panasonic…

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Faded Glory

Faded Glory

I saw this flag when I was walking the dog and I knew I had to take the picture.  So dropped the dog back at the house and out and I went to snap the shot.  I used Sliver Efex Pro to do the selective coloring and then tweaked it a bit more to get the image to what you see. Photo Nerd Info: Panasonic G3, Yashica 55 2.8 ML, f/2.8, 1/1600, ISO 200.

Orange Crush

Orange Crush

I haven’t posted anything for awhile as I am still recovering from Thailand blues and I had to process about 1000 pictures from an event I shot before going to Thailand so I was allergic to photography for a bit.  Spike over at Pattaya Days was shooting with his Yashica 55mm lens and I own one so I threw it in my kit bag before heading to my parents house. So put the the lens on the camera, switched to manual…

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