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Archive for March, 2014

February 17 Abstracts (Part 2)

In my previous post I shared 5 abstract photos from a 2014 February 17 photoshoot. Here are another 5 from that particularly creative and productive batch.

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The Corner of My Eye

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Blues Three

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Brick and Blue Alley

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Swimming in Blue

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As with most of my previous abstract photos, my basic technique is to use a long exposure (made possible by a neutral density filter) and then move the camera in a particular direction during the exposure. Post processing to emphasize color and contrast is usually also required.

Someday, I am looking forward to using some of these photographic imagesĀ  as inspiration, starting points for large paintings.

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February 17 Abstracts

After a few months where cold weather made me less inclined to take my camera out, I did finally do so and concentrated on some long exposure with camera motion abstractions. After a bit of post-processing I came out with some images that I am very happy with:

Green Orb

Green Orb

Shadow Fence

Shadow Fence

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Orange Band

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Winter Landscape

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Playground Color

More images from this abstract photo project can be seen in my follow-up posting.