May 10, 2015 This trail has alternating steep and flat sections that overlook the Irvine Valley. Here my wife hikes with a view of the Irvine Spectrum Center, a local office complex and entertainment mall.
May 3, 2015 I stood just shy of the summit of Dreaded Hill to get this shot.
Posted in Filtering
, Nikon D70
, Whiting Ranch
, graduated filter
, red graduated filter
, stop motion
, trail bikers
May 2, 2015 The San Joaquin Wildlife Refuge is an artificial marsh developed by the Irvine Water District so that they would not be flushing clean — and thus sterile — water into the Upper Newport Bay. I lead a hike here every month. I did something experimental here: I used a yellow graduated filter. […]
April 18, 2015. Cezanne had his Mont Sainte-Victoire. I have The Saddleback which I have captured from various angles. Redscale is a special film made by Lomography. I enjoy it for the bright orange tones it lends to the pictures. I used a Bronica ETRSi shooting 120 film for this landscape taken along O’Neill Regional […]
Date: February 6, 2015 Motion blur had defied me due to the high ASA settings on my camera. I accomplished this by putting a neutral density filter (ND8) over the lens so I could slow the shutter speed.
Date: April 3, 2015 I found that I had five Instax shots left over in my camera, so I went out to take them in nearby Whiting Ranch. I vowed that I would make five better-than-acceptable photographs; but I could only realize it for three of them. This is the first photo that I took […]
Date: March 15, 2015 Went for a hike with the Southern California Photo Explorers into a section of Limestone Canyon that is currently closed to the public.
I took this through a plastic sandwich bag to give it a dreamy effect. The location is a small nature preserve near the City of Irvine.