Tranquility

I was only able to get up one morning on our trip to take sunrise pictures.  Unfortunate rain and arctic blast that sent cold temperatures all the way to Southern Florida didn’t help the situation, especially when I didn’t pack for 30 degree weather.

Phase One IQ3-100 ISO 50 f9 60 sec Rodenstock 32mm f4 HR Digaron-W

Shine of Light part 2

Shine of light part 2

I’ve been nominated by Levi Fox to participate in the 7 day nature challenge. I need to post one picture for 7 days and nominate one person each day to pass this along so we can flood Facebook with beautiful pictures and gratitude.

Unfortunately, I’m not good at nominating people but will take up the challenge of 7 days of nature pictures.  The first is another shot along the seashore of Acadia National Park.

Shine of light part 2
Phase One XF IQ3-100 ISO 50 f32 1/13 Schneider 75-150mm LS f4.0-5.6 @ 150mm

The Bean – Black & White

I’m amazed how often people click on my blog because they are searching for information on Chicago’s “The Bean” (its real name is Cloud Gate).  I’ve posted this image before in color but honestly have never been happy with the look of the sky.  Here’s the picture in black and white.  I think I’m finally happy with the sky and background.

Leica M9-P Leica 21mm super-elmar, 7 exposure HDR

 

The Bean – revised

Often times I process an image and then decide later that it was not up to par or wasn’t what I really hoped it to be.  This image is a perfect example.  My prior post, when you look into “the bean” the sky is blown out.  I don’t know why I didn’t pay attention to this before but like anything else, I learned from my mistake.

P.S.  I plan on having my “what’s in my bag” video up in the next few days.

 ISO 1/125s f3.4 21mm super elmar (7 exposure HDR, edited with Photomatix, PS6, & Aperture)

Purchase picture here.