Berthesan Park hosts a steam engine enthusiasts’ club. The club hosts steam tractor demos and competitions in May and June each year. I love old steam machinery of all kinds. There’s something about old massive iron engines and wheels that are both archaic and intimidating. There wasn’t a lot of open displays this time of […]Read more "Berthesan Park: Steam Machines and Things."
Continuing the creepy theme (which I intended to do before Halloween…) are some still-life photos evoking occult themes and featuring low light shooting. The light sources and reflections were tricky to work with, but aside from the candle flames I’m fairly happy with the results. The large green book is Daniel Defoe’s “A Journal of […]Read more "More creepy photos."
Experimenting with a hot shoe flash and side lighting to create an atmospheric theme. The photos were taken midday with summer sun coming in through the windows. I used flash, upped the shutter speed and ISO to create the evening/candlelit feeling.Read more "Unsettling Romantic Evening"
I started branching into more creative photography this week. Two ideas leapt out at me, one certainly easier than the other. The first project I am working on involves capturing fire. Fire is very interesting as it is ephemeral and ever-changing, and a light source of its own. Fire is similar to water in some […]Read more "Project Planning"
Dog voluntold to help with photos.Read more "DIY Photo Effects, Part III: More Filter Fun."