Peacock and Pink Flowers

Peacock and Pink Flowers - LA Arboremtum

Peacock and Pink Flowers – LA Arboremtum

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In April and May, the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden is at it’s finest with flowers of every color and peacocks galore.

Nikon N90S SLRAF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8Dexposure: not recorded, Kodak Lumiere 100 35mm reversal film, filter: Nikon L37C, program mode: Aperture Priority, handheld, Plustek OpticFilm 7600i Ai, 35 mm film scanner, LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast 8 scanner software.

Famous Photography Quote #0350

William Makepeace Thackeray

“The two most engaging powers of a photograph are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.”

William Makepeace Thackeray

Korea – Ships In Harbor

Korea-Ships In Harbor

Korea – Ships In Harbor

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With the image framed in my viewfinder, I am still…waiting for the sun to break through the fog…waiting for magic to happen.

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Nikon N6006 SLR AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D, exposure: not recorded, M-up mode, film: Kodak Ektachrome 100 Professional. color transparency film, Manfrotto 3221 with Manfrotto 3265 pistol grip ball head,  Nikon MC-20 remote cable,  Plustek OpticFilm 7600i Ai, 35 mm film scanner, LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast 8 scanner software

Famous Photographer Quote #0349

Robert Heinecken

“There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph.”

Robert Heinecken

Buddhas at Kum Ryong 2, South Korea

Buddhas at Kum Ryong 2

Buddhas at Kum Ryong 2, South Korea

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This is one of many photographs captured at Kum Ryong near the Korean Demilitarized Zone which roughly follows the 38th parallel for 160 miles dividing North and South Korea. It’s one of those places that, unless you knew one of the locals you would never find in a million years. I was watched closely while at Kum Ryong Temple atop its 5,000 ft. mountain perch, and later I leaned that I was the first foreigner to visit the sight.

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Nikon N90 SLRAF Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D, filter: Nikon L37C,  Kodak Kodachrome 64 35 mm color transparency film, Plustek OpticFilm 7600i Ai, 35 mm film scanner, LaserSoft Imaging SilverFast 8 scanner software, M-up mode, Nikon MC-20 remote cable, Manfrotto 3221 tripodManfrotto 3265 pistol grip ball  head.

Famous Photographer Quote #0348

Robert Frank

“Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”

Robert Frank

Yellow and Gray Plains Motif – Carrizo Plain National Monument

Yellow and Gray Plains Motif, Carrizo Plain NM, CA

Yellow and Gray Plains Motif – Carrizo Plain National Monument

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Where this photographer sees beautiful wildflowers, Donald J. Trump sees oil derricks.

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Nikon D810 DSLR AF Nikkor 24mm f/2.8D, exposure:  f/8, 1/1600 sec., ISO 800,  exposure program: Aperture Priority, shutter: M-up mode, Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote, Manfrotto 3221 tripod with Manfrotto 3047 studio head, capture date and time: 4/01/2017, 10:20 am

 

Famous Photographer Quote #0347

Leonard Misonne

“Light glorifies everything. It transforms and ennobles the most commonplace and ordinary subjects. The object is nothing, light is everything.” “

Leonard Misonne

(1870 – 1943)

Cruisin’ Hwy. 58 No. 2 – A Digital Painting

Cruisin' Hwy 58 No. 2 -digital painting

Cruisin’ Hwy 58 No. 2 – A Digital Painting

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After spending a few days at Carrizo Plain National Monument at the peak of the 2017 wildflower superbloom, I turned back onto Hwy. 58 heading east. I was still in 3rd gear when I noticed this rusty, corrugated sheet metal outbuilding in a field and pulled over. I decided to set up head on, the scene almost centered, but not quite so the two trees with surrealistically twisted branches would frame the structure, but it wasn’t until I looked through the camera’s viewfinder that my heart began race. I was looking at another viewfinder, the window…a viewfinder to the flower filled hills and beyond… “Al Di La”

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Infamous Photographer Quote #0346

O. Bisogno Scotti

“If you search for beauty every day, you will eventually see nothing else.”

O. Bisogno Scotti

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