Getting to shoot climbers is almost as fun as actually climbing.
Here, a climber hones in like a laser beam in a moment of intensified focus. Touch n’ go.
A natural world, a natural frame.
A recent memory is almost forgotten under the growth of time.
wandering around affords unexpected opportunity.
The paradoxical mountain air of summer
chills the skin,
but warms the heart.
I won’t be posting for another week, so here is my “sending off” pic to myself until I return.
Shortcake and Mojitos! An unexpected foray into food photography. Fun, and harder than it seemed, especially in composing the shot in a dynamic setting (people were moving around the kitchen), finding the best manual settings and framing the shot. Some of my others were rejects due to too high ISO noise.
So far I think my pictures have been higher in contrast. I wanted to try something that was not so stark in color, softer, yet vivid. I think I was successful to some degree with these. Learning much about manual settings.
A concept undergone during a study break. There are things I would change, but they will have to wait for a future session.
I’ve been experimenting with manual white balance settings using the Kelvin meter and have had some good success so far (except for some photos in the beginning). I find that a good Kelvin setting gives you a wide range of options in post, and that is even with my limited knowledge of manipulation of the color space – I’m sure my practice is very crude at this point!
But, one has to start somewhere, hasn’t one?
Finally, a close up of the wall at a more direct angle. I like how the rows seem to disappear into the shadows.
Another study of light and dark contrasts in natural light setting.