The angle of the sun was uniquely perfect! Is that a tiger cub at lower right?...
Budapest, 2006. Today's lesson: If you hold the camera level, the vertical lines of the building will not converge.
"Lighting at 2 O'Clock." No, not the time 2 o'clock, but the direction 2 o'clock (with 12 meaning light coming from straight ahead). So the foliage is slighlty back-lit. Beautiful, yet few people seem to notice.
Lake Placid, NY, on January 1 2015
This fall is about 30 minutes north of Ithaca, New York. Notice the contrast of hard rock and soft water. Yet, the soft water has carved a long channel through this rock.
Even "ruins" can be beautiful.
Textures! Rock, Bark and needles.
Store in Maine is in an old bank site, has an in-vault show area!
Plymouth Church Lobby. I was fascinated by the bell rope. side lighting...
Layering of Tree Silhouette onto textured background.
This cabin is about 8.000 ft in elevation in the Mountains of Colorado. My favorite place of all.
Man Under Stair was taken in Honfleur, France, on film, in 1984
A snow Drift outside our kitchen window, a snowy January, 2009
Setup for photo: flowers suspended on water in a baking dish placed on top of a light table. See also color version.
Williamstown, Mass captured on film
Film: Shapes, patterns, textures, materials, functions, .... at that time of day...
Taken with iPad Mini at 5 AM
Black and white and not much in between!
White on white in Winter... impossible!
Quebec City, 2014
I "met" this tree on a steep hillside while being shown the site of a future cabin. A few years later, in 2012, I stayed in the cabin, went onto the porch outside and, there was the gnarly tree!
Yosemite, NP 2011
In northern Thailand; I rode a wood-burning train to get there. Look at those textures: stucco, fur, wood, metal, etc etc. AND the cat, cleaning her fir on the stair landing.
In northern Thailand; I rode a wood-burning train to get there. Look at those textures: stucco, fur, wood, metal, etc etc.
"Discovered" while hiking, which is a main reason for hiking!
Same tree, years later (2016)
Austria; What's around the corner?
Fine art Photo, Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy 2016; "Fine Art Photo" means great care taken in capturing and processing the image for fine detail....
Detail of fine art Photo, Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy 2016
Fine art Photo, Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy 2016
Over Budapest, 2006
In Yosemite NP, May 2011
Regensberg, Germany, 2006
Carol and I were walking on Kingston Rd near our farm when we saw this scene. Always carry a camera!
Latch on small door to our barn; love the weathering.
Imagine living in 1214 and being a worker building such a castle? Amazing.astle
The vision of the textures is always changing with the light. Never exactly the same.
Blowing clouds and snow mixed together
What ARE nooks and crannies? We often photograph in black and white because then we see better the texture, form, ...etc of the subject.
Black and white reveals texture and form best
Begin Patagonia, a. region of southern South America, in these photos, Chile