Sunset On The Zambezi River

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We took a boat for a sunset cruise up and down the Zambezi river yesterday. To say it was memorable would be an understatement. Many different kinds of birds, hippos, crocodiles, water buffalo; you name it and it was there. 

The light when I took this shot was right out of the African Queen movie!

Studying Light

 

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As photographers, studying light is what we do. Right? That’s why, when Sarah and I went to Mass MoCA yesterday, the James Turrell exhibit was such a treat. Here’s an artist who uses light to “connect the light outside us with the light inside us”. 

For me Turrell’s work goes deep inside me and touches a world that normally sits quietly behind my consciousness just out out of reach. 

B&W vs Color…A Matter of Choice

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The more I take photographs the more I’m drawn to the simple power of black and white. I think B&W removes the crutch that beautiful color can provide and leaves composition and tonality in charge. It pares down an image and often that seems to provide more emotional depth.

A Corridor Abstract

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We used to travel a lot. Digging through some of my old “road” pictures, I came upon this one. I’ve got no idea where I took this but clearly the shafts and splotches of light were of interest, as were the multiple doorways. The soft muted browns don’t hurt either.