All posts by analogphotobug

Research Scientist & Analog Photographer

One Image, Four Crops

I’m showing my final choice first:

LongCanyonTree_FinalCrop

I went through several steps.  The Full Frame image is in the upper left, and proceeding clockwise through my steps. First removing some of the excess sky but keeping both trees and the curves; then removing the secondary tree to make a tighter composition; still not liking the sky; removing the sky from the single tree, but cutting out too much of the curve. Finally, settling on the cropped version I liked, deciding that I wanted more of the of the road, which had attracted me in the first place.

Then I took a second look and decided that maybe Crop #3 had some redeeming qualities.  Hmmmmmmm………

LongCanyonTree_Crop3

Background:  I’ve been experimenting with Infrared Films.  Those that survive, that is.  After much frustration, and seeing my husband’s success with the digital infrared conversion (Nikon-1 mirrorless camera) I opted to have a camera converted to full spectrum for my Christmas Present.  Infrared Images are the only digital B&W I will post on this site.  ot a judgement, just my preference.  Film Experiments and Discussion Posted Here.

A Different Perspective on Pinholes

Inspired by an Article “Handheld”  I’ve finally tried out the pinhole in motion technique:

Walking1

Walking2

 

If you look at the ‘Diana Pinhole Box‘ it seems to be suggesting this approach, or at least a less traditional take on pinholes.  So I will continue to experiments………

Surprisingly Photogenic

Last Fall we stopped at Carhenge.  It was a lovely, sunny, November day.  And walking amongst the Cars, it proved much more photogenic than I had expected.

See all the photos from my trip to Carhenge Here.

See Updated Post for Alternate 5-Frames Here.

Online Gallery Rip Off?

Remember that a while back I announced my submission to the 1650 Gallery for “BLURRY”?

Imagine my surprise when I find out by accident that my submission was accepted, BUT NOBODY TOLD ME!  No Notification of any kind, and I’ve searched all my emails including Spam and Trash.  I am PISSED!

KE_Johnson_Self_Portrait

And I feel very cheated.  I will not submit anything to the 1650 Gallery Again!

Check out the 7-Day Challenge

Something friends have been passing around on Facebook (evil I know).  But you can view the Series as posted here.  And see the collage below:

 

Locations are posted on the Blog link………

 

 

Putting More of my work out there……

Just submitted to the 1650 Gallery Show….Blurry

KE-Johnson_Fall_River_Road

Today I’ll post the B&W….Monday the Color Entries………..

KE_Johnson_Datura

Still time to enter (although maybe I shouldn’t invite competition?)

KE_Johnson_Self_Portrait