The 16th and 17th centuries are often regarded as the highpoint for the classic still life painting, also collectively identified as the Vanitas movement. Here's my own little homage to Vanitas, 2020-style.
As I've mentioned before, the only thing I really miss about my commute is the opportunity to take pictures. One wintery day when all my fellow travellers (and me too) were wearing our dull black, grey or blue parkas, this lady showed up like a breath of spring. Once we got off the train I… Continue reading I miss commuting (sometimes)
Having missed the coyote yesterday, I even went back to the spot after taking Henry home but there was no sign of the animal, I was ready this morning with the X-T3 and the 55-200 as Henry & I took our morning walk. Sadly no coyotes were to be seen, but we got a consolation… Continue reading Hawk
This morning Henry and I were lucky enough to see a coyote on our walk. We were also lucky enough to be sufficiently far away that it didn’t consider us either a threat or prey. Unfortunately this meant that as I had only my phone I wasn’t able to get his picture. Lesson learned. So… Continue reading Mist it
Many photographers suffer from this ailment and have been unable to find a cure. There is no vaccine for this sickness and the manufacturers are in a plot together to keep feeding the addition. One of the latest to join this conspiracy is Viltrox. Just when I thought that Fuji lenses were sufficiently expensive to… Continue reading GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)