Feb 122012

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Today I landed on a site called The Quiet Place. Go ahead, take a peek. The link will open in a new window/tab; I’ll wait… 🙂

In that Quiet Place, gazing out my window and trying to do absolutely nothing, I thought “Don’t even look for a photo.”

Then this appeared.

Nikon D300; f8 @ 1/125 sec, ISO 320 (handheld);
18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 200mm (300mm EFL); focus distance 14.96m

Nov 162011

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This may be me in a couple of months, after winter sets in!

No texture layers or painterly effects applied in post-processing.

Nikon D300; f5.6 @ 1/180 sec, ISO 360 (handheld);
18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 70mm (105mm EFL); focus distance 2.24m

May 252011

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During my walks through the back alleys of our neighborhood, this wall keeps drawing my eye—especially in soft light. Is it the color, texture, or age? I finally decided to stop thinking about it, and simply capture to share as best I can.

“…to express the inexpressible” is part of a quotation ascribed to the photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. That may be what we are all trying to do with our photography, and my mistake is in trying to validate the resonance with words.

Nikon D300; f11 @ 1/180 sec, ISO 500 (handheld);
18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 135mm (202mm EFL); focus distance 33.5m