James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates

Abstract 4950

The 1 second exposure of bushes blowing in the wind = an abstract.

Abstract Treeline Silhouette

Layering of Tree Silhouette onto textured background.

Abstract 439

Wind moving the bushes outside our sun room window (blurred by just under 1 second exposure

What IS This?

Marble floor in a building in NYC

Snow Drift 2048

A snow Drift outside our kitchen window, a snowy January, 2009

Agate in a Sunbeam

I chanced upon a sunbeam in the kitchen window, Don't walk right by. Ask"What would shine in that light?"

Abstract....what? What IS it?

Gondola Bows!! Mostly, we see the whole object. But there are many component patterns!

Fire?

No, abstract of lights in Water. A composite of two photos of harbor lights shining in water (taken from a ship). Camera Nikon D750, 80mm, ISO 1600, f/6.3, 1/4 sa

Snow mountain?

Looks like snow..but.is it view from mountainside? Aerial photo? No, it's a "snow dune" on a central New York highway formed during high winds. Scale? 3 feet high.

Snow mountain 2

Aerial photo? 14,000 peaks? No, it's a "snow dune" on a central New York highway formed during high winds. Scale? 3 feet high. Our brains need something of known size in the picture to judgeits scale.

Smoky Reindeer?

Water vapor photos (side lit by a black background) sometimes produce "pictures"; here I see a reindeer. ...Or maybe a fox,...or ...what do you see? This reminds us that whatever we look agt, our brain detemines what we "see.?"

Ship's Wake Portrait

Our brains are programmed to see "meaningful" patterns - predator, prey, family member, food... so even in the wake of a ship we may discern images of things...

The Blue Wall of Silence

Shjip's Wake Rorschak Horse

Our brains are programmed to see "meaningful" patterns - predator, prey, family member, food... so even in the wake of a ship we may discern images of things...

Spooky House

I took a photo of a house and "wrinkled it" in Photoshop.

Africa

Images from Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia and other African countries.

Landscapes

The Shared Beauty of Nature

Travels

Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe

Black and White

Images that emphasize texture, form etc.

Guest Artists

The woman’s eyes blend into the dark around her. The artist is “photographer Sebastion Unrau,... Deutschland.” He started in 2015! Nicole S is a young woman not afraid to experimebnt and

Light

Light and Lighting

Nature

Mostly flowers and small animals

Asia

Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.

Artwork by Hand Helps us See

A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography

Images for Essays

images, slides to insert into essays