Let’s move to another part of the world. I was looking for blog candidate images the other day from my inventory of images and this image jumped out. This image was made in New Zealand at Mt. Cook. I took a Zodiac ride into the lake filled with these mini Icebergs broken off from a near by glacier. The skies turned dark and the color popped and I clicked. Hope you enjoy this image.
Sometimes images of famous well know locations can be so clichéd. So when I shoot some of these locations I try to see it differently and have some fun with the image to change it up a bit and get folks to stop and look. This is a classic Grand Canyon shot, where I used a long lens and cropped the sky out. Then using a number of different apps and Photoshop I came up with this look. A little soft, lots of color and somewhat surreal.
I am still in Copenhagen. It has been a very busy and productive week so far. Almost done. Lots accomplished even some good photos. This one is reflections in the canal. Amazing what you can see after a few Danish beers.
One of the coolest place to visit in Las Vegas is the neon Boneyard Museum. This is where many of the old and classic Las Vegas signs have been taken as they get updated. A place of color, peeling paint, and rust. All the things I like.
One of my favorite places to visit when I am in Las Vegas is the Neon Boneyard. This is like a museum of old Las Vegas neon signs. So many things to shoot there and such great color.
Part of the Olympic National Park runs along the coastline of Washington. Much of it is hard to access and some require a bit of a hike. This shot though is available from a parking lot. The whole coastline from Washington south though Oregon is just an amazing place to take photographs. I’ll be doing a workshop in olympic National Park this september. This will be one of the places we go.
Everyone knows the Palladium in Carmel, In. It’s part of the Perfroming Arts Center complex. The other day we had these magnificent clouds and I decided to give it a shot. Came up with this BW and a few good color images. I’ll publish some color images later this week. I like the look of the sturdy building with the storm clouds behind it. It was done with five exposures blended together on PhotoMatix and HDR program used to blend different exposures together. Fun stuff but can be too overused. I n a case like this it works great.
I had a little fun last night. Couldn’t sleep so I selected a shot I had on my iPad and played around with it. I liked the effect and so here it is. I am not usually an effect kind of guy, but sometimes one must play.
Pretty soon I will get back to posting the majestic landscapes again. However, today and for a bit longer I will stay urban. Today’s images is of a large oil storage tank and a run down fuel depot in southern Indiana. I love the rust, peeling paint and blue sky. So many contrasts. Enjoy.
If you are a regular follower of this blog you will know one of my favorite things to photograph is rust and decay. This past Sunday I was out on a photo adventure and ended up in Bedford, IN. Interesting and typical small Indiana town. Not being satisfied with just Main Street I drove down a side road that eventually took us to an industrial part of town. It was very surreal. Big old gas tanks with rust and peeling paint, junk yards, abandoned factories. All very strange and somewhat scary. Today’s shot was made of close ups of peeling paint on these giant fast tanks. I love the rust color and how the paint is curling as it peels off. I shot hundreds of these and they are all kind of beautiful in their own way.