I go to Table Mountain every spring for the wildflowers. This year it was beyond crowded, and since I had photographed the place ad nauseam in the past, I packed light (just my toy camera, the Z50 and its 50 mm dedicated lens). My intention was to enjoy the walk and friends while practicing Intentional Camera MovementContinue reading “ICM photography at North Table Mountain”
ICM photography on a gorgeous morning
Intentional camera movement (ICM) is a photographic technique where you move the camera when you are pressing the shutter.
Monterey county in California is a beautiful wild place for photography but the wind, topology of landscape and haze make it difficult to get a good shot.
I don’t know if wave splashes in long exposure have any artistic value, but they are sure fun to obtain. They are also impossible to replicate. Taking a long exposure photograph is looking at the scene in whole different away. It is magical, it slows up the time for your eye to see. A fewContinue reading “Splash”
Many contemporary landscape photographers try to balance the natural beauty of the land with the imprint of humans in a movement loosely known as “contemporary landscape”.
I have been to the Marin Headlands a number of times, but last Saturday was the first time I saw the face of the Mermaid.
Developing my photographs in black and white helps to free my mind, and the viewers’, from the original scene, or from what an equivalent scene is supposed to look like
I like the freedom from reality that black and white gives me. In color, there is often the expectation that a scene has some resemblance with reality, and when it does not, it looks strange. In black and white, by contrast, there is no such expectation because there is no real world in black and white to use as a reference.
The coast off Fort Ross is beautiful and full with potential for high contrast black and white photography.