Once in a while you must switch perspectives in order to see different things and I figured getting new gear always lends itself to experimentation. This is the result of such an experiment and it proved to be an exercise to kick off the old tires as they say.
Finding Randomness Every so often you have major realizations photographically speaking. These realizations can take days, weeks, months, and even years. In this particular case, its taken me 7 years. After 7 years of photographing I finally realized that my camera doesn’t much matter. I was looking at my Lightroom collections and picked a few from various camera sensors – small 1/7, m43, apsc, and full frame and guess what.
Often times we empty spaces and they are a reflection of our current society empty of values and a deviated social norm. We need to get back to a principled society based on our heritage as a country not divided races. Globalism is not the panacea of the world but the encroachment of countries.
I’ve had a nice and long hiatus from photographing, enough to put a lot of things perspective which I hope to share on this blog. Jumping forward, the aspect of a digital darkroom is always evolving and we can get so entrenched in our ways, well at least I have with Lightroom, Bridge, and Photoshop so after hearing so much of Capture One I decided to download the trial and give it a spin. I understand the new muscle memories will have to be built in the process but so far I’m quite impressed with C1. Since I don’t have a full blown catalog, I’m processing some old files from various years and so I figured I would get about 150 images from my 40,000 photo library and start playing with a good chunk of these and see how they fare vs Lightroom. Here’s a quick sample from my old Panasonic GF1, it may not be the most technically executed shot but it has a certain something something that just screams in my opinion. And this …
So I’m checking my mail app and in comes in this email from Blurb. You know the type that sometime ago you signed up for and keeping getting the recurring emails, yeah that type. To my surprise the actual title of the email caught my attention ― How to make a meal last forever, so I decided to have a look. Food Photography is something that has always interested me but I have not really practiced it all that much. You know once in a while, I take my compact of choice along to a restaurant and make a few images here and there but that’s a rarity to be honest.
Sometimes you just need to make pictures and let your imagination run wild and always look forward. Live out of your imagination, not your history ― Stephen Covey