This is just a simple long exposure, handheld. It happens to be a telephoto lens, the Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S EF ED, but just because that’s what I had on the camera at the time. The star is atop a Christmas tree in my living room. I let the camera, a Nikon D90, use its automatic […]
Gritty window. Helped along with a “Toy Camera” preset in Aperture.
An infrared self-portrait is our One Picture for today. The subject is yours truly. This may be in the had-to-be-there category to appreciate. What makes this photograph personally compelling is that I normally have dark brown eyes. In infrared, the brown disappears. The other thing that really stands out is the pupils. I’m not sure […]
Wood grain is a very beautiful subject for photography. We have a little acoustic piano that was relatively inexpensive when new. It would generate a scoff from a piano appraiser today. However, they made things better in the old days. Despite the lackluster innards, it has a beautifully finished wood cabinet. Today’s One Picture a […]
Black and white gurus on the net say that grey days are good days for black and white photography. The even light is good for capturing textures, dimensions, shapes and shades of grey. So, that’s what I did for today’s One Picture a Day. What could be better for exploring shades of grey than a […]
Alrighty, then. Not really sure where I was going with this one. It was 11:30 pm and I had not taken my One Picture a Day, is the only explanation on I can offer. It’s a light bulb, lit, and held in a bare hand. Actually, it is being held in front of a bright […]