Ocean Waves at Point Reyes

I was proud that I was able to have a good time and photograph at Point Reyes despite a missing item for long exposure. Not so proud to find out, when I got home, that the item had been inside my backpack all along

The Movement of the Waves

There are some cliffs at the Rodeo Beach in Marin County from where I like to make abstract photographs of the ocean. I have two such photographs in my “Ocean” portfolio and I want to add a few more. The short movie below, taken with my Motorola cell phone, was made from one of thoseContinue reading “The Movement of the Waves”

Fishing for answers

The weekend passed fast. I stare at an empty blog post and wonder, what am I fishing for? How do I get beyond “I went here”, “I went there”, “I did this”, “I did that?” See, “I  have good equipment and I know how to use it”. In the photos I took yesterday, I can distinguishContinue reading “Fishing for answers”

A study in ICM photography

Intentional camera movement (ICM) is a photographic technique where you move the camera when you are pressing the shutter.

Splash

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”

Cloudy ocean

Sometimes a photograph becomes so abstract that it is no longer a representation of reality.

Ocean view

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”.

The Mermaid’s face

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.

The face of the ocean

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