Posts Tagged 'commercial aircraft'
Hundreds of people and possibly hundreds of tripods,early morning sunrise,traffic. Name three things I normally dislike. However this was my first time seeing the Cherry Blossoms in bloom in Washington DC around the tidal basin. Amazing how many people get out to see this! Instead of focusing on the blooms I found it way more interesting to focus on the people,the amateur and professional photographers, the rows of tripods, the daily joggers, the clearly annoyed cyclists, the business travelers in flight, the folks going to work attempting to avoid the tourists.
Enjoy. – Chris
So I’m going to attempt to post a monochrome image every Monday. Here goes nothing! I figured this image was fitting for President’s Day.
I have a weakness for crop dusters. Crazy? Maybe but true. There’s an art to what they do, a dance in the sky, fascinating.
Iron Maiden’s “Ace’s High” may describe a crop duster in flight perfectly, minus the guns of course.
Enjoy. – Chris
Going to Paris as a photographer is mesmerizing and overwhelming at the same time. I had not been to Paris since I was little, and I was way too young to remember. Most of the photos were of me sleeping here and there in front a famous monument.
As a photographer what do you photograph if you have never held your camera up to this city before? I looked through “Yvon’s Paris” before going and realized pretty quickly there is nothing in Paris that has not been captured by some form of glass before. Yvon’s images set the standard and as a photographer we are pretty much intruding on his streets, his canals, his glimpses of Parisian life. Yet I made my attempt to capture Paris. Paris the way I saw it with just one camera (Leica M8) and one lens(35mm Summicron). Enjoy, – Chris
Had the chance while in Los Angeles for less than 48hrs to photograph aircraft taking off from LAX. My good friend and fellow photographer David Wittig knew a good spot. Even tried some night time photography as well. The first two images I’ll add some photo geekness to. They are with a Leica M9P and 135mm lens. Anyone who has tried or owned 135mm on a Leica knows it’s the hardest to focus with as the frame window is tiny, not to mention trying to photograph a fast moving object with it. Enjoy.