Composition Practice

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I was recently reminded by an artistically inclined sibling of mine that I should continue to develop my understanding of composition and design. It’s hard to find time for formal studies, but there is an activity that I have been doing for the last couple … Continue reading

Digital Film Stock Comparison – Part 3 – Superia and Astia

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These galleries are grouped by film type, or as close as the different software products get in naming them. Fujifilm Astia was a great slide film for people pictures, and some of its character shows in each of these digital … Continue reading

Digital Film Stock Comparison – Part 2 – Ilford Delta

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Although I prefer Tri-X 400 on those rare occasions when I shoot with my ancient and battered Nikon F3, when I’m using Alien Skin Exposure 4 to process files from either the OMD or X20, I often start with Ilford … Continue reading

Spring has Sprung

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The local flora are responded to rain and warm weather. I took the opportunity to try a few shots. For some reason 5×7 compositions were working for me today. After almost a year with the Olympus OM-D, I am starting … Continue reading

Brazil Cafe at Night

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Straight night-time street photo plus Alien Skin Snap Art filter conversion. I have to agree with the reviewer who said Snap Art seems to provide a nice balance between instant results and artistic realism. I picked this up when I started … Continue reading

Forest panorama with multiple views

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Tilden Park was looking pretty gorgeous this weekend even with overcast skies and rain battered foliage. This series of pictures presents different views from a 6 frame photo-merge. The crops range from 8×10 to 8×24 aspect ratios. My focus was … Continue reading

Synthetic Green Volvo

Green vehicles are nothing new in Berkeley, but after taking a picture of a really nice old Volvo that was parked on the street in my neighborhood, I thought of a way to take it to the next level as I walked a little further down the street and spotted a beautiful wall of flowering vines.

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