Sunday, April 19, 2015

April 19, 2015 Barn Update

This is the general view of the barn through our Magnolia, which is at it's height of perfection today.


 North side

Taken from the East side with a fish eye lens.

 West side

Inside facing East taken from the interior wall, fish eye lens

One of the Magnolia flowers



Sunday, March 1, 2015

f/4.5, 6 sec, ISO 16000

Assignment 5

I decided to experiment with freezing actions.

This is at f/10, 1/640 sec, ISO 16000
This is f/4, 1/400 sec, ISO 3200
This is at f/22, 1/2 sec, ISO 100
This is at f 5/6. 1/4000 sec, ISO 16000


This is at f/3.5, 1/25 sec, ISO 400

This is at f/4, 1/320 sec, ISO 6400



Saturday, February 21, 2015

This picture is taken in manual mode and is purposely overexposed to make the snow look worse than it really was.

Here the rose is breaking the rule of thirds, being perfectly centered. It also juxtaposes  a summer scene - blooming flowers - with winter in the background.

I hate winter. This is an ironic photo that is massively posed, with a smiley face comprised of two thermometers and a round table covered with snow. The holes in the table let the snow fall through, giving the face acne.


 A circuit board is utterly practical and devoid of much in the way of anything other than functionality. That harshness is reflected here. I used the harshest light I have, a 500 watt incandescent, to accentuate the shadows glaringly illuminate the board.
Nothing is in focus in this picture, on purpose, to soften the wintery effect.
The rule I broke here is that of propriety. I took it in Austin last week using an iPhone camera.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Assignment 3

This is balance - something (a 128 GB thumb drive) in the foreground, and an old 6 KB core in the background.

Here the sextant is being framed by a table of figures used to reduce the sextant's reading to a position.

This is both framing (Marybeth's shoulder) and balance - the modern e-reader and old books at a distance.

More framing - the plane is framed by the clamp.

leading line - the Bubinga board leads us to the plane.

Leading lines and layering - the probe leads lead us to the scope, and other test equipment is in the background.