Monday, October 29, 2012

Puppet and Master - Brooke Shaden
This is a really creepy, dramatic picture. I don't think I want to make the mood this dark in my concentration.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Misty Water River- Steve Waterhouse
using long exposures to make water seem misty

Monday, October 22, 2012

There was a really cool triceratops statue in the National Zoo.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

I took this at the Minnesota zoo!!
so cute but it's really difficult to take a picture of an animal without getting the glass/fence in the picture.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The grain and the fade are some things I want to incorporate into my project.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Witching Hour by Batikart
The long exposure gives the figure a ghostly feel

Friday, October 12, 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Ghosts by Daniel Schwabe
This is another interesting way to make figures look ghostly without digital editing: shooting through a translucent window.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Taken by Gill Hutton

This is a "ghost" captured on a digital camera. I think I am going to focus my project on ghosts and shooting the paranormal.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Eiffel Tower by Robert Doisneau
Pretty cool distortion

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Untitled- spinning pieces
The photographer framed the picture really nicely using the rocks (maybe shot it from a cave?) The sharp contrast between the rocks and the people and the bright, overcast sky and water is really interesting, but the horizon isn't straight. It would be hard to straighten it with someone's legs right on the horizon because it might distort them as well.

Monday, October 1, 2012

This is a pretty cool example of how perspective can change one's understanding of the picture. I would want to try to use perspective change to distort my pictures.
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