To forgive is to set a prisoner free and realize that prisoner was you. – Lewis B. Smedes 85mm; ISO 500. 15 seconds at f16. Incandescent light balance
I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. – Helen Keller 85mm, ISO 2000. 30 secs at f16
Good sense travels on well worn paths; genius never. – Cesar Lombroso The skies were clear but the wind was howling as I set up on the cycleway, across the way from the fertiliser works near Napier. Any shot that I failed to shelter from the windgusts was useless, so I hovered as close to […]
[The object of art is] to make eternal the desperately fleeting moment. – Tennessee Williams The trick with any arc of headlights is to minimise the full-on glare of the lights, something likely to occur at some point in your frame. Here in the second frame from a moonlight sequence you see a short space […]
Everyone complains of his memory; nobody of his judgement. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld When setting this up I wasn’t certain I was on a public road, but according to Google this is Cook Road, overlooking Waimarama on the coast. No vehicle came by the whole time, but traffic was regular on the main road […]
Car lights add highlights to a country church while the moon hides behind the steeple
A broad daylight effect; quicker people pix by moonlight; focus and movement
Photo ops on the evening before full moon; the three-punch theory of composition
Daylight effects and the blur of the wind. Scope versus depth: a hard choice.
Matching exposure time to the event in witness; moving away from the obvious vantage points
Camerawork along a lee shore on a very cold night; the thrill of a new camera and ISO 2000
Fun with car light trails; balancing car lights with much dimmer moonlight.
Moonlight draws the veil; a stallion becomes a pony.