I think I will return to this challenge frequently. But I thought that I would start simply.
As I post this at 10:29 PM EDT the Autumn Equinox is here. In New York, the summer was not very summer like. I will miss it anyway as it was a momentous season for my family.
I went down to the river this evening to say goodbye to the summer. The wind was blowing hard and the temperature was dropping. Fall is here. These are a few of the images that I brought back.
I went to see the Old 97s (set photos here) and The Devil Makes Three (set photos there) at Lincoln Center Out Of Doors today. During the Old 97s set I took this shot that I think hits the texture mark. A note on technique. I turned the photo black and while and added a little sepia tone in Lightroom.
Some other textures to contemplate:
I just finished up a week as a TA for a course taught by David H Wells at ICP called “The Photographic Tools For Travel Photography”. He is a great teacher and photographer with an insane amount of publications, awards, grants etc. over his career. Click on his name above to get a small taste.
The class was both a lecture and practice class. We went out every day to shoot and then critiqued the work the next morning. Here are a few of my shots that made the grade…although we all agreed I was veering dangerously close to street photography and probably crossed the line in several cases…