June 02, 2007

A Waterfront Field Trip

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When taking students of field trips, I often turn my cameras to making "compositions" as I call them - photographs that are more about the use of composition and camera decisions than subjects.
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I have always loved shallow depth of field, but usually use it on portraits or images of the Nude; in this case however, the brass pins on the tall ship were too lovely to pass by - and the shallow depth of field was just perfect to focus the attention on the lead pin.
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On the walk back from the field trip, I noticed a lovely sky - just perfect for infrared - and quickly found a composition to take advantage of it.

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