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Month: May 2015

Washed Ashore

Washed Ashore

Taken on the same beach as yesterday’s picture. I just liked how the tree has been washed ashore (I assume) with the mangrove above it and the gulf just blowing in. The bridge in the back in the Sanibel Causeway. The image felt monochrome┬áto me and I wanted it all about the tree which really pops when converted and you can see the textures in it. Plus its the most contrasty thing in the image so your eye is drawn…

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Washed Out On The Gulf

Washed Out On The Gulf

This (I believe) was shot in the Gulf of Mexico while I was in Florida. The distant shoreline is Fort Myers Beach and I was on Sanibel Island. The surf was pretty rough that day as I had set my tripod up in it to get several shots. I just liked how the mangrove (I think) is creeping into the water. I didn’t put a lot of contrast into this image. I liked the washed out feeling. The most color…

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Escape To The Sky

Escape To The Sky

I like fire escapes. It’s just not something I grew up with. The same with tall buildings. If you live near DC nothing until recently was built above 10 stories or so. In Washington DC itself no building can be taller then the Capitol. So with that in mind, fire escapes were rare. So when I see them I gravitate towards them because they cast some cool shadows and add drama to the image (least in my mind). These two…

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Neoclassical Architecture In Monochrome

Neoclassical Architecture In Monochrome

Still in my architecture mode. I had a series of neoclassical stuff and I felt it would look good in monochrome so I went with it. I am Macphun’s Tonality Pro to do the conversions to monochrome. I am impressed with Tonality Pro and may start using it more when I do my conversions. For inquiring minds, the last two days were shot in Baltimore over the weekend. Enjoy.

Reflected On You

Reflected On You

I just have had an itch to do some architectural photography lately so I went out and did some shooting. Changed it up and used my Panasonic GX7 and the Olympus 45mm (90mm eq) to get tighter shots. It’s not a lens I use a lot for walking around but sometimes you don’t want wide, but a more compressed shot. Pleased with the results so far. Enjoy.

Sun Set Over San Antonio

Sun Set Over San Antonio

This is the same view as yesterday’s post just show with a wider lens. I also went with less orange and more blue. It is after all my world and I can make it look however. I don’t think I have the image exactly where I want it but its close enough and I’m tired so when you get that way its better to walk away instead of frustrating yourself repeatedly. Enjoy.

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