My current 300mm lens has a short aperture range and lots of vibration when standing (because it was only $109 and I’m broke. The next step up is going to be like $600. Not until I get a better job…), so it’s hard to get crisp moving objects. The result is that I don’t always […]Read more "Tallships on the Bay"
Last week the historical museum ship Hawaiian Chieftain sailed into Squalicum Harbor in the city of Bellingham. The Hawaiian Chieftain is a 103′ ketch displacing 64 tons. Although her rigging is based on 19th-century designs, the hull is steel and features a triple keel design. This makes the craft very maneuverable in shallow waters, drawing […]Read more "Tallship Tour: Hawaiian Chieftain"
These photos were taken in early summer 2014, over Drayton Harbor. I fell in love with the lavender hues, still water, reflections, and hazy mountains creating a dream-like scene. I love these so much that one of them hangs in the living room, blown up into a wall-sized print. Sadly, I have not seen this […]Read more "Lavender Dreams"
Time again for another assignment in the Coursera Photography MOOC, put on by Michigan State University. This time the students were tasked with using a specific design element in several pictures to achieve a goal. I found this assignment fairly straightforward since my photography has long been rooted in creating moods through elements. I chose […]Read more "Coursera Assignment: Design Elements"