This weeks challenge is: Texture. (You knew that)
A little change in ISO and a little change in shutter speed certainly changes the texture of the water in Blackfish Creek.
ISO 6400 – f/5.3 – Shutter: 1/2 second
ISO 140 – f/5.6 – Shutter 15 seconds
A world of textural difference
Other views of texture
Ailsa’s theme this week is Shine. At about midnight on the north rim of the Grand Canyon I found my answer.
Other shiny things
A holiday Monday and the crosstown buses are running infrequently. I had spent 3 hours working with a client on the deep east side in the 70’s and decided to walk to the west side subway through the park. It was a gorgeous night. I took the 72nd Street transverse past the Bethesda Fountain to Strawberry Fields. Walk with me…
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. -
Rainer Maria Rilke
Last night it felt like spring. Almost everyone on the streets had clearly made a decision to dress as if it was 5 degrees warmer than it was and the wind was blowing 5 mph less. I just decided to wander around with the camera and play a bit.
“There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.”
Last night my long time friend Chris Havens held a party to celebrate a zero birthday. His apartment has a roof deck. I took this picture at about 8:30 pm. I thought it came at the challenge obliquely but fit it well.
As always, here a some other views.
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
I haven’t shot in midtown at night for a while. I need to do so more often. It is one of my great pleasures…