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Sunlight Through The Trees

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sunlight through the trees

sunlight through the trees

In my evolving feelings about photography, I’ve been making a fair number of interpretive and abstract images. I shot this the other day, as I was trudging around amidst beautiful fall colors. The sunlight was piercing through the brilliant greens and golds immediately in front of me, creating gorgeous speckles of Autumn. It would have been ideal if there had been a breeze also but since there wasn’t, I decided to introduce some movement of my own. My more documentary pieces of this season’s colors can be found here, and here.

Photog Notes
I debated long and hard about posting this image. In my heart of hearts, I like landscape and nature photography that is calm and peaceful, which this image certainly isn’t. But ultimately, the draw of the movement and colors won out and so here it is. 😉 I shot this with the camera set to ISO 200, tripping the shutter at 2/3 of a second with the aperture at f/19.


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November 20, 2011 at 9:24 am

Lightwaves

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Holiday lights in the neighborhood given the wave treatment by yours truly 😉

Lightwaves

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December 26, 2010 at 2:05 am

Sunlight and Shadows

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I shot this a couple of months ago, before the leaves began to fall. Nothing super special, I just liked how shapes of the maple leaves filled both positive and negative spaces, creating a interesting Escher-like image.

Sunlight and Shadows

 

 

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December 10, 2010 at 1:08 am

Dusk Falls

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Continuing the theme of abstracts, here is an image that I made earlier this year. As the title indicates, I shot this during that special time when day turns to night.

Dusk Falls

 

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November 29, 2010 at 12:55 am

Today’s Sunset

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An abstract that I made as the sun went down today…

Today's Sunset

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November 28, 2010 at 12:58 am

Autumn Painting

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November 15, 2010 at 11:47 pm

That Time of Year

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And so it begins.
The shortening of the days, the brisk chill in the air, the falling of the leaves.
I bank the memories of sunny days like today to help me make it through the coming weeks, when the days are cold and rainy and dusk descends at 4:30.
That Time of Year

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October 17, 2010 at 10:58 pm

長城 (The Great Wall)

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I guess that no first trip to Beijing would be complete without a visit to the Great Wall. It was a nice autumn day as we left Beijing. When we got to about half way, it started to sprinkle. By the time we got to Badaling (八达岭), it was pouring. We got ponchos from the enterprising vendors at the gate, tromped around a bit at the top, then decided to pack it in. Terrible weather? Yes. But also fortuitous as it allowed me to make this exposure with the rain and mist billowing across the wall. Many thanks to Lu Tao for driving us around, and for seeing to our other activities!

The View from Sunrise

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Y’s parents are spending the summer in Seattle. Yesterday, we made a trip up the mountain. It was a gorgeous day.

Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, U.S.A.

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July 11, 2010 at 8:37 pm

Waves to the Shore

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One of the things that calms my heart is shooting by the water at sunset on a mellow evening, watching and listening to the waves roll ashore. In this interpretive piece, I tried to capture the feeling of such an evening.

Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
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January 24, 2010 at 7:04 am

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