I haven’t been spending a lot of time writing recently, but I have been taking a lot of pictures. Maybe I can fix my lack of writing by talking about photography. Over the past year, my favorite photographic subjects have been on fire …
… don’t worry, they were supposed to be on fire …
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Ok folks, it’s time we had a talk about photography. To be accurate, this post is about how you talk to a photographer. And we’ll start with this picture I took at Karate College last week.
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If you take the gondola ride, watch for flying strollers 😮
Part of the “Taipei Oct 2011” set on Flickr.
One note I have to make about this picture: it has not been modified in any way. No color correction, no Photoshop and no J.J Abrams production credits.
Grand Master Scott Yates (8th dan, Sin Moo Hapkido) and his students put on a very destructive breaking demonstration.
This is the picture as-is from the camera (converted from RAW to JPEG in Lightroom). The lens flare is from a camera flash across from me, which went off just as I took the picture.
I took hundreds of pictures at Karate College and if I took another thousand I doubt I could ever get this effect again in real life. Capturing rare moments like this is why I love photography.
Sunday, March 6, 2011 – Munich, Germany
Travel the world long enough and patterns emerge between cultures. Common behavior among humans becomes evident despite differences in language, culture, weather and economic status.
One example of this is graffiti.
Continue reading “Making it your own”