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Posts tagged “Fog

Dedication To The Craft

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So I was out shooting in the fog last December.  I ran across a fellow photographer who was in the same area, wrangling not only a tripod like me, but two dogs on leashes.  My hat is off to him, I have enough trouble walking around with a tripod and my camera bag, without adding dogs to the mix.  Well done sir.


Riverwalk

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A foggy December morning along the river in downtown Wichita, Ks.  That’s the science center called Exploration Place in the background.


Riverside

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Five not-that-common variety of trees for Wichita, Ks…some kind of pines.  They sit in an area of Wichita known as Riverside, where there are city parks along the Big and Little Arkansas rivers as they meander through the city.  I really wanted to call this post “Trees In The Mist”, or maybe “Five Trees In The Mist”, but talked myself out of it…don’t want to get into a rut.  This has obviously had a fairly heavy light vignette applied to it, it seemed to work for me.


Windmills In The Mist

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OK, actually it’s Windmill, singular, and fog…and the tree is more prominent than the windmill.   But Windmills In The Mist sounded better.


A Tree With Character Revisted

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The weather systems aligned and we were blessed with two mornings of dense fog a couple of weeks ago here in Wichita.   I had a great time taking photographs.   This is a particular tree that caught my eye out at Sedgwick County Park.   The last time I went out for a major fog shoot here at home, I had posted a “Tree With Character”  on the blog, I thought this one qualified for the same honor.  All the post processing was done in Lightroom.


A Passing

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My brother died last week.  There, I said it.  It’s even hard to type.  My brother, who was also one of my best friends,  became very ill and died last week.   I got to speak to him a little before the end, but he was pretty far gone on the medications they gave him to make his condition bearable.    The magnitude of the loss is so great that most of the time I am in denial….interrupted by occasional weepy-eyed episodes.   I, and the rest of his family will miss him, and that is the understatement of the century.   Any words I type about it are going to be inadequate… I know he’s  in a better place now, but it is still hard for us who are left behind.   Goodbye Marty.

 


Into The Void

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It looks like some sort of Photoshop trickery, but this is exactly how it looked.   This is Princess Cruises Island Princess, plowing into thick fog along the Inside Passage off Canada back in 2006.  No horizon, no sky, no frame of reference.  Thank goodness for radar.   I suppose the unpleasant recent news about the disabled Carnival ship got me to thinking about my cruise ship photos.  Happily, nothing went wrong with the ship on this excursion.


Hidden Gems?

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I finally decided to upgrade from Lightroom 3 to Lightroom 4.   That is not particularly pertinent to this post, except that is why I was digging through some older photos, doing a little quick experimenting with the new Lightroom.   I ran across this one from my fog images shot in Wichita in 2011.  All the way back in February 2011 – where did the time go?  It struck me as pretty nice, I felt like I had unearthed a previously hidden treasure.   That’s one advantage of digital, it makes it pretty easy for us to go back and review old material – sometimes you might find something interesting.   This is the good old Keeper of The Plains Statue, by artist Blackbear Bosin, standing in the fog.


Supernatural Fog #7

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I’m running out of new fog images to post.  Finally.   This was an amazingly productive little photo outing in Belleville, Ks., on Dec. 1.


Supernatural Fog #6

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