Botanical photography is one of my passions and within this field I particularly enjoy photographing subjects that are past their Source “Oleander leaf, 2021” by Alessandra Chaves — FRAMES Magazine
Tag Archives: Black and white Photography
Sea stacks, Marin Headlands
I have been to the Marin Headlands a number of times, but last Saturday was the first time I found the conditions prime for a wide angle landscape.
Folhas Secas, conclusion
I present the results of my photography project “folhas secas”: twelve black and white photographs of dry leaves are now on my portfolio.
Leave no trace
My Lee Polarizer filter fell in Taylor Creek last time I was out there. Lake Tahoe was very dry.
￼Folhas Secas, part four
This is the fourth post about my project “Folhas Secas”. I talk about test printing my photos as a means to help me choose my “best work” to post on my online portfolio.
Folhas Secas, part three
I explain the basic differences in the leaves of tropical and Mediterranean-climate plants and show one of the sets-ups I use to photograph leaves when using artificial light.
Folhas Secas, part two
My first steps working on the project “Folhas Secas” included defining my vision, laying out a set of guidelines to work with, taking test shots, and finding a logical way to organize them.
Folhas Secas, a new project
While in Brazil, I started a project photographing decaying leaves, which I will continue to execute and talk about in future posts.
A view from Morro do Bonet, Rocio (Petrópolis, Brazil)
This post is about a black and white landscape taken from Morro do Bonet, Rocio, RJ, Brazil, a view often dominated by fog.
Maria Comprida from Morro da Mensagem (Petrópolis, Brazil)
This post is about Maria Comprida, a mountain peak that dominates the landscape view from Itaipava (Petrópolis, Brazil), and which is a good subject for black and white photography.