A clump of bare trees seen on our morning walk with the sun coming from just the right angle. A little judicious ICM and a double exposure later...
When I retired I really didn't think that I would miss the drudgery of my daily commute, one and three quarter hours each way on train & subway. But what the travel did give me was the opportunity to take pictures and experiment with different techniques, such as long exposure combined with movement and saturation.… Continue reading Commuting impressions
Intentional Camera Movement - ICM. What is it, and is it a valid form of photography or is it something that people with no real artistic talent just mess with and then call it art? As always, the answer isn't a straight yes or no, especially when it comes to personal interpretation of just what… Continue reading Fall Colour Photography – ICM
There are some times when, to feel fully creative, one needs to just let go of the norms, open your mind to the great possibilities that are out there and break out into something new. I've been reading a lot of work by the Canadian photographer David Duchemin recently, both his blogs and some of… Continue reading Photographic Jazz
The art of exposing the same frame more than once, in these cases, twice. It's a technique that has some wonderful exponents and when combined with ICM (Intentional Camera Movement) and the use of ND filters to lengthen the exposure can produce some truly ghostly and abstract images. I've talked about Chris Friel before and… Continue reading Double Exposure photography