Cheesy?

June 11, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Given my aspiration to produce high-quality, Fine Art Photography, this image triggers some questions for me. Sure, it was crafted with care, given that it required planning, timing, and the use of quality equipment mounted on a heavy tripod to produce a colour sensitive and in-depth focus result, all under difficult lighting conditions. That said...
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Eiffel Storm

June 03, 2021  •  1 Comment
I see the Eiffel tower every day that I leave home and have photographed it in a myriad of lighting and weather situations. I am still hoping one day to capture a lightning strike on it, but the lighting on the day that I captured this image was still quite dramatic. Given the ubiquity of images of this most iconic of structures, I am most often f...
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The Towers of The Teeth?

May 27, 2021  •  1 Comment
Carchost and Narchost stood either side of the Black Gate at the entrance to Mordor. Long abandoned by the Gondorians, they were occupied by the servants of Sauron and swung open at the end of the epic story, to allow his forces to face the Host of the West in the final, agonising, Battle of the Black Gate. Today, instead of Orcs and Trolls, they...
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Verticals

May 20, 2021  •  1 Comment
This was a n exercise in experimental composition. I am generally respectful of the “rule of thirds” and other helpful concepts for artistic composition, but on this occasion I jettisoned eons of art history to try out a purely vertical layout. Using an ugly street lamp as the principal point of interest, framed by boring skyscrapers and allowing a...
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Ghostbusters

May 13, 2021  •  1 Comment
Dawn in Winter at the Ghostbusters Building: more exactly the apartment block at 55 Central Park West and 66th Street, New York. Featured in the climactic final scene of the film, it was designed by Schwartz & Gross in the Art Deco style and built in 1929. I was fortunate to live on the 40 th floor of an uglier building nearby, with heart-stopping...
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