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Industrial Noir

Industrial Noir

Something a bit different than my normal landscape stuff I have been shooting. It’s a wee bit darker and not just because it’s in monochrome. The first two images are the second level of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. I liked how the light played off the steel beams and the rivets. Both images show what’s on the other side. It gives the perception of claustrophobia with all these steel around you but you can see an open space in the…

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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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