Monthly Archives: August 2011

Old Town Morovia Farmer’s Market

Olympus OM-4, Zuiko 50mm f/1.4, Zuiko 24mm f/2.8, Kodak Professional BW 400CN film.  Every Friday evening at the Old Town Monrovia, street closure of Myrtle Ave. right off the 210 holds a fantastic opportunity for photography. Bring fast film, you’re gonna need it or a set of steady hands.          

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Lilies

Olympus OM-1n Zuiko 50mm f/1.4.  These bright pink lilies caught my eyes as the sun was setting behind the trees, its stems were slowly being engulfed by the ensuing shadows. I took a quick reading with my Sekonic L-248 hand held light meter near the blooming flowers. Meters come in handy with this kind of […]

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Home Sweet Corn

Olympus OM-1n, Zuiko 85mm f/2; Zuiko 50mm f/1.4. Nothing like picking your own home grown corn right at the peak of the season. Mmmm so sweet.

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Schabarum Park Miniaturized

Olympus OM-2, Zuiko MC  Auto-S 1:1.4 f=50mm.

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Practice

Canon 1Ds Mk II, Canon EF 50mm 1.4. The camera was set to Av mode where I control the aperture and the camera chooses my shutter speed. I set the aperture to f/2.8 to get relative sharpness all around. I shot this directly overhead so as not to have any shallow depth of field. Also […]

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Ready, Set, Tango

These are from a wedding I shot that didn’t quite make the “cut” as one would say. Although I love the colors of Fuji’s 400H, it’s too slow for low lighting like in these shots. If I recall, these were about 1/8 sec. to 1/4 sec. exposures wide open.  I used a Contax 645 with […]

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Pentax 67 with Portra 160NC

Pentax 67, SMC 67 55mm 1:4, SMC 67 105mm 1:2.4, Kodak Portra 160NC 120.

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Fore!

 

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