The Half Moon on a Full Moon

So here I am at the top of a parking garage in downtown Albany on a Saturday night. Sounds like the beginning of a pop song, doesn’t it? No it doesn’t.  😀 I wanted to try something with my new Soviet mirror lens, the MC MTO-11, which is an 1100mm f/16 cadiatropic piece of glass. …

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Beaches, birdies and bikinis

Look, I know I’ve been going on and on about my Florida vacation.  But I need to focus on it so that I’m not focusing on other things.  If you know what I mean. And that includes the remainder of the photos from my cameras. I spent Memorial Day at Flagler Beach, along Florida’s Central…

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Radiation Feet; a cure for insomnia

Insomnia’s kicking my tired butt again. Okay, I’m awake.  Gotta find something to let me drift back to slumberland. Maybe I need a walk. Or maybe I need to take my camera and photograph something. Yeah, at night. And the strange thing is… when you’re half-awake, there’s parts of your brain that are functioning at…

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Caption Time: A stone of purple

I haven’t shot anything with my LomoChrome Purple boutique film of late, and a few weeks ago I wanted to break out a pack of the odd-colored film. LomoChrome Purple is produced by the Lomography film company, and promises to provide breathtaking pastel colors to your photos.  And in this case, I had absolutely no…

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Lauren and the Leaves: the Lenticular Results

Background. Last autumn, I photographed my friend Lauren as she tossed autumn leaves into the air.  I used my Nimslo four-lensed film camera to capture the moment, and combined all four images into a magic-motion print. Lauren and the Leaves, Oct 2015 I posted the picture in my blog, and received some comment blowback from…

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