20190417: Of butterflies & Quantum Physics! #occupyiss Day 146



Well, some people take forever to realize the State of Reality!

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Yet the answers have always been there, from yogic knowledge that goes back for some 6,000 to 10,000 years, the shamans that also go back some 5,000 to 15,000 years, the knowledge beyond physical science has always been available.

Western culture is a materialism society & culture. They condemn anyone who is not into letting them profit from it AND THE WAR LORDS have destroyed the planet’s surface, air & waters.

The Oceans are dying, & being the beginning of the food chain, plus being the major source of oxygen/CO2 conversion, yes, all life on the planet is now challenged to survive.

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100 years ago as “Modern Science” was coming into it’s age, your were warned.

Almost every continent has some kind of prophecy of the arrogance of humans destroying the planet’s life going back some 10,000 years, yet humans did not listen.

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Those of us who did fight are ignored, put in prison or EVEN KILLED, the silencing never stopped.

As my poem in 1976 shows, even I tried to warn people!

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Such is life & prophecies. Day 146, still alive in San Juan de los Lagos, Jal., MX where these locals want me dead for both exposing their false & FAKE MIRACLE as well as wanting my professional equipment for free! A Vatican APPROVED MURDER SCAM for 300 years, they do not change easily. Locked in my apt for my life, I  have run out of food some 25 days ago, so yes, I am fasting & spiritually in tune.

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20190412: Reflections, Trees & river of San Juan de los Lagos, Jal., MX



Just one of those days, a photograph I took months ago & never did the post of.

So “Reflections” is an appropriate title to remember when 141days ago I could go outside & see sunshine, here in San Juan de los Lagos, Jal., MX. A city that now wants to openly kill me

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Again, as in the previous post on leading lines, I wandered back & forth to find a nice composition & the bright tree in the middle of the foreground captures the eye.

The dark foreground trees then capture the eyes as you go down the bright tree & are drawn to the right side, then you follow it down to the river and & follow the line of trees back downstream.

The darker trees on either side of the image “frame” the composition.

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As always I am a independent Investigative photojournalist who works for the “Spiritual Realm” more than humans & I am now looking for an “EXIT” from this murdering FOR PROFIT city in Mexico where they kill journalists & photojournalists JUST FOR FUN!

San Juan de los Lagos doesn’t like the fact I exposed their Vatican APPROVED MIRACLE for the circus act it is AND THE LOCALS DO NOT EVEN BELIEVE IN GOD OR El Cristo as a Living Spiritual ENTITY. It is just plastic DOLL THEY SELL FOR PROFITS!

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20181207: Lesson on photography withOUT a tripod, yet long shutter times for cellphone users!

I learned to shoot night street photography in Los Angeles in the 1970s, specially leaving my job working after school at 1am or 2 am.

I could not bring a tripod to school, so I had training to hold my 35mm film camera still while taking several second long shots.

  1. LEARN to hold your breath. Obviously, if you are talking, the camera is shaking. I was into swimming so that was easy.
  2. Practice “lightly” touching the shutter button to active it. I learned to shoot a gun at an early age. YOU SQUEEZE the trigger, Not smash or yank the trigger if you want to hit the bull’s eye. Same with cameras!!
  3. Use supports! If you have a cellphone on a long pole, the wiggle is worse, However if that pole is braced against a streetlight post or wall or car BEHIND the camera!  No one knows even if you send it off a minute later & you got a better photo because the  street light post or wall helped keep the camera steadier.
  4. Turn OFF  the auto flash, YOU DECIDE when to let the lights of the “Scene” light your photo or add flash.

 

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No tripod, but standing on the side of the road and waiting to have no cars going by. Grab a breath, let some out & hold it. Press the shutter down smoothly & slowly.

In this photo you can see the cat stopped for a second on the steps, the cat is blurry but easy to make out it’s shape and adds a Rembrandt effect to the over all image. I held the shutter open for I think 2 seconds or more.

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and this photo again, the graininess of the High ISO, the long slow shutter effect & overall appearance of the image is surrealistic.

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Again, seconds long shutter, notice the fig leafs moved in the slight breeze but the cactus & wall stay sharp.

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20181115: A few demonstrations of clouds with a polarizing filter for more “Impact”. Pt 2

So one of the main REASONS of a polarizer in landscape photography is the clouds have more depth & texture making the photograph more interesting to the viewer.

An “app” can’t do this because you have to have the ‘original photograph data’ for an ‘App’ program to use & only a real polarizing filter can give you that. HDR apps come close but are not the same thing.

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So while the photograph is not very interesting, the clouds are very expressive. With a circular polarizer you just dial it in.

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As you can see, those clouds add a very nice “dramatic” environment to the fountain shot. By using a lower shutter speed I added a ‘slight’ motion to the water squirting in the fountain. Your polarizer will drop a half to full f/stop for the darkening effect.

Also get a “good Glass” polarizing filter, the polarizer just like neutral density filters will cause color cast changes. I have some plastic graduated neutral density filters that have a very red to purple shift. Very nice for sunset or sunrise photos but I am careful about their use & aware of that color shift.

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I do work my images in Lightroom, but the polarizer allowed me to dial in the clouds for this photo and still have the plants & flowers to be bright enough for contrasting colors to those clouds.

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And a couple minutes later on the other side of the river, I dial in the clouds which also brings the glare off the river down nicely.

So yes, I recommend that you keep a polarizer in your kit and at least step down rings for different lenses if you carry several lenses.

What a polarizer does is not able to have a computer “app” do, the computing power to design in “Details” that the camera RAW or other file format did not capture “in the original photo” is going to be immense.

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20180913: Natural Frames Pt 2a, how to find & use natural frames.

In this framing you can see the different style of clouds

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and again the eye motion of the triangle moves the viewer to the bottom from the top & the clouds in this sample are more intense so the eye lingers longer on the clouds & lesson the distant church.

However, the eye is still driven by the triangle shape to move up or down & just for the texture of the walls doing the framing I did squat down lower to get more of them. The top framing piece now comes into play as well.

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20180826: New tiny rose bush for a tiny patio, Depth of Field lesson.

Yes, as the direct sunlight is leaving my patio, I got another small rose to replace the loss of the others.

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Rather nice that the day after transplanting it, all but one of these opened up.

Wide angle lens, close up and medium f/stop gives me the depth of field on the roses, but blurs the background plants & objects. You can see that this causes separation of the foreground & background making the roses more pronounced.

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20180821: Zenfolio V.P. selling site under construction still, but getting better.

Yes, I have to do lots of work yet, but the site is getting more user friendly.

I have finally have so much time (tourist season is over in this town for a few months) that I can work on it and get it together.

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My photography, my typography & design skills and a little bit of my creative writing skills.

Plus some times a bit of “dry humor”.

100s of photographs, mostly nature but also various places around the world.

Yes, I have a different perspective on life, don’t you?

I am also running a one man revolution to save some life from this planet as humans kill everything off.   #OccupyISS_IntSpaceStationwhen survival counts

I created the ISS in 1983, with a letter to Pres Reagan to steal from me. The USA did and now I need my Space Station to use to save some of the animals & plants & other life from this pollution doomed planet.

Wars cost money, so yes these sales help me do my thing.

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