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Quan Yin

3″ brass Quan Yin statuette on Japanese paper. HDR. One desk lamp, one LED spot light.

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Lens choices for Table-top

Lens choice can affect our perception of the distance between foreground and background. To create these pictures I placed the foreground Purple Ninja about 6″ (15cm) in front of the Golden Samurai. To take the […]

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Currach on Inisheer

This is more than what it seems. The romantically inclined may see this as a dog awaiting the return of her master. She is resting on the sand by the currach because she is tired-out after romping in […]

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Fading into Fascination

Antiques and junque. I love visiting an antique store, and the more disorganized and mixed the collection is the better. Looking for odd juxtapositions and the patina of age is a feast for the photographer. Recently I visited […]

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Moonwalk

(Canon Eos Rebel T2i, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens. ISO 200, f8 @ 0.3 sec. Tools: monitor, one spotlight, Lightroom 5.6. Background image: NASA on the Commons 1972 )

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One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

Key ring, of course… (29 November, 2014. Canon 5D Mk II (now evolved into the 5D Mk III) with the 24-105mm f4 L IS USM lens and a Vello battery grip. ISO 200, 3.2 sec. […]

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The Ring that Binds

Another for the ‘Little Ideas’ project, this time a large set of cast-iron keys, purchased by my daughter while in Spain.       Photographing objects directly on a black background can be a real […]

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Time with a shell

(27 November, 2014. Canon 5D Mk II (now evolved into the 5D Mk III) with  the 24-105mm f4 L IS USM lens and a Vello battery grip. ISO 200, 1 sec. @ f22. Light tent, one lamp, one spotlight, reflector and one […]

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