The strong verticals in this photograph neatly divide it in thirds. To be honest about it, I didn’t see this when I took the picture. It was the figure in the foreground that mattered,
Yes I know this could almost be a monochrome watercolor. It isn’t though, it’s just a standard photographic image processed in Lightroom and Nik Silver Efex Pro 2. What makes it look this way is the fact that it was a misty day and when I used the dehaze slider in Lightroom everything softened out. That, coupled with a little more tweaking with the…
Taking the kind of pictures I often do means sometimes showing the harder side of life. This lady was pretty obviously out of her mind. I didn’t really notice her until I was very near her. She turned around and started violently screaming at me. I probably should have stopped and tried to figure out if I could help her. I didn’t do it….
Sometime the photography gods bestow treasures on those who aren’t expecting them. To wit, yesterday we had stopped for a cup of coffee and a snack in the town of Jenner before going on to a rock climbing site that Sarah’s son wanted to try. I pulled in the lot and got out of the car and there immediately below me was this little…
The location I took this from is a high bluff north of the small California town of Jenner. The day was overcast and misty and the result to me seems rather meditative.
It was foggy today as we cruised down this beautiful stretch of California coastline. The cool gentle air gave the edge of the sea a meditative quality.
Nothing needs to said about this photograph except, believe it or not, this is a grab shot of a driven climber as he was looking for a group of huge boulders that he wanted to test his skill on.
We’re in Petaluma, California right now and It’s spring out here and the cherry trees are in bloom. Here’s an example.
It was full last night and was beautiful. Hard to photograph though due to the extreme contrast involved. To compound my misery, I had a terrible time with focus as well. That said the composition was ok and the soft out of focus atmosphere wasn’t terrible. So here you are.