Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pink Dogwood

Over the weekend I started walking around my yard with my camera in tow. The sun was too bright to take pictures. The colors seemed to be washed out. I decided to get shots of the harsh sunlight through the flower making the bloom a kind of light souce. Even in bad light don't give up. Look for dfferent angles of view.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Knoxville Building Reaching for the Sky First Tennessee

I love tall glass building because they are shinny and flashy. Well what I am really trying to said is how wonderful glass reflects. Moving in very close to this structure at a low angle I was able to show the extreme height as it reached toward the sky like a tree trying to find the sun . Distortion is what I was trying to get by moving in close.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Man's Best Friend Downtown Knoxville

Somtimes the light is just right. This image of a chocolate lab had the help of a cloudy sky. On a cloudy day the sun becomes this wonderful large light source that creates light that looks very much like studio lighting. With this even light the shadow details are incredable. I found this dog in the back of a truck on Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville. Notice the catch light (white refletion) in the dog 's eye. This same lighting can be duplicated in a studio using one large soft box overhead .

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