The road to Odessa was an interesting one. Though the forecast called for a mildly overcast day, I encountered a lot of strange weather–rain, horror movie levels of fog, ominous storm clouds, then oddly striated sections of clouds that let the light pour through in slices.Read More
Reflections of Reality Outtakes
Here are a couple more outtakes from my reflections of reality walk the other day. I flipped them to make the effect a bit trippier.
If I had realized this was the approach I would take, I probably could’ve set them up better while shooting, but either way, they look cool.Read More
Reflections of Reality
This was just a bit of fun. While walking around last night I noticed huge puddles of water flowing through the complex, so I thought I’d follow them around to see if I caught any cool reflections in them.Read More
Poseidon’s what? Apparently, Poseidon’s pretty upset about something. Probably because someone knocked down his statue and destroyed his temple. Either that or he just caught the season four premiere of Warehouse 13 and was a little let down.Read More
Boats At Bay
I had seen a photo like this (albeit one much more masterfully crafted) a long time ago and was fascinated by the juxtaposition of clouds and sea with rows of boats sandwiched between and reflected in the water.
In that photo however, the water perfectly reflected the boats in such a way that you could flip it 180° and not be able to tell the difference.Read More
Seaport Village Sunset
Seaport Village along the coast of San Diego, California is a bustling area full or restaurants, shops, and outdoor markets. Arriving there just in time for the sunset, I was treated to a plethora of colors reflecting off the water and rocks surrounding the village. I continued walking along the coast, but this was one of the more spectacular sunset shots I got.Read More
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
At Max’s urgings, I went back and looked at these long-exposures that I took while we were hanging out on the dock at Buffalo Springs Lake earlier this month. I’m actually a little surprised they turned out pretty good. Usually, my D90 doesn’t like extreme low light or long exposures too much, but the noise and color distortion is rather minimal in these.Read More
L’Aquàrium de Barcelona
L’Aquàrium de Barcelona was our last stop on the great Spain trip. It took about 30 seconds to fully explain to the cab driver where we wanted to go. Apparently, aquarium is pronounced ah-KWAR-ee-oom in Catalonian (though, it seems like uh-kware-e-yum would be close enough). And after all that, it was pretty much around the corner from where we were (but it was nice to get out of the sun for awhile after walking around Montjuïc Castell.Read More
Fun With Water Balloons
When I heard that the subject for this months show and tell would be water, I honestly had no idea what I would submit (if anything at all). Maggie had shown me a shot she found online of a water balloon bursting captured at a really high shutter speed. It looked cool enough, but it was lacking something. But what?
Ah, yes. It needed someone stupid enough to stand below the bursting balloon!Read More