Last night we drove to Eastman Lake to photograph the Neowise Comet. We tried several lenses and camera settings. Enjoy!
I thought I share one of my photo projects to help passing the time during this trying time. You can do this project with any camera. Even a recent smartphone will do just fine. I used our toilet paper as a stand and put a … Continue readingFeather in front of a Fiber Optic Lamp
My azalea bush started to bloom and I cut on small branch with a blossom and leaves and photographed them in front of a lightbox. I created six exposures which I organized in layers in post production. The layers I combined with blending and masking … Continue readingAzalea
The California Foothills are currently full of blooming wildflowers. I spent an afternoon photographing and creating this collage. Enjoy!
This morning I went out again and photographed the blossoms of the cherry tree. Yesterday I used a 200 mm and today a 50 mm lens. Compare the two images. What possibilities do you see in a 200 mm and in a 50 mm? Consider … Continue readingNeighborhood Blossoms II
During my exercise walk this afternoon I discovered this blooming tree. It looks like Cherry blossoms and I went home picking up my camera and tripod to photograph the blossoms. the soft evening light was just great. Half an hour later the rain started! Timing … Continue readingNeighborhood Blossoms
Since most of us are supposed to stay home I decided to share a home project. I grabbed five ice cubes and arranged them on a light box, meaning that the cubes are illuminated from behind. The I created a so called “high key” stack … Continue readingIce Cubes
Since we are more or less isolated due to the Corona virus I am looking for opportunities to photograph around the house. Currently new leaves are growing and the light was beautiful this morning. I picked my 50mm Carl Zeiss lens to create this image. … Continue readingMorning Light
It looks like the Covid 19 virus has an influence on the entire world. As many of us trying to cope with self containment it might be a good idea to start some in home photo projects. I created several images of these tulips and … Continue readingTulips
I walked around this Iris and created eight exposures. In post production I created a stack of eight layers using different blending modes. As a final touch I applied one of the Topaz art filters. Be inspired and photograph!