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Month: February 2014

Extend the Day

Extend the Day

I could not think of a catchy title and its to be perfectly honest a crappy picture but I like the colors in it.  This was shot on a Minolta 28mm 3.5 manual focus through my car window at a light which you can just see turning green in the right hand corner.  So I had to manually focus and hope for the best.  I reviewed the shots taken with this lens and it might be on its way out…

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Shadow Stepping

Shadow Stepping

I have been all over the place this week with photos and I have shot at least 500-700 images since last Sunday but I had a side project that required me to leave earlier than I normally venture forth and I had the Sigma DP1 with me.  This is just the stairs leading to the second floor of my condo building and I saw the sun and the shadows and took the shot.  This is the type of stuff the…

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Historically Inaccurate

Historically Inaccurate

While everyone seems to love the flowers I needed a break.  These images were shot at the same time with the sun being bright in the sky.  To be perfectly honest I am just goofing around here which is why the image sizes are all over the map and there isn’t even a consistent editing style.  I did debate removing the pigeons from Grant’s head I kinda like the irreverence of the whole thing.    

Macro Madness: Black and White

Macro Madness: Black and White

I knew some of these images were going to be in black and white when I took them.  I think it sometimes brings out textures or features that would otherwise be missed in color.  There is a tonality to black and white that color lacks if that makes sense.  Some of these images were shot on a manual focus Minolta 50mm 3.5 macro lens that I totally forgot I owned.  It doesn’t go to 1:1 like the Olympus 60mm but…

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