20190131: #Occupyiss using a Shaman Portal? A little artwork on Day 69

Yes, still playing with the Star Ship idea & the “miracle needed” to get out ALIVE from San Juan de los Lagos, Jal, MX where they want to kill me for exposing their 300 yr old VATICAN-MAFIA-CARTEL “Faked MIRACLE with a Circus act in 1632” & APPROVED by the Vatican in 1732.

I guess it is lucky for me the locals INSULTED the Aztec Gods as well in front of me.

I am conversing on my survival these days, so a little cool fun artwork of those conversations.

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20190116: SW deserts Biosphere #Occupyiss_intspacestation Dreams

Yeah, I did some more on it.

Got to move on to the next view.

Happy Dreams of those Southwest USA deserts, a wonderful playground for me & other with our cameras.

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Yes, a photo mural of many photos of mine plus other stuff.

LOVE to dream as an artist as I can build what I dream up!

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20190115: Day 53 & my birthday too so here is another inside the Star Ship cargo area ‘Work-in-Progess’ meditation image

Yeah, I am doing another section of my Star Ship & this is coming along nicely, with many parts of different photos collage-mural together.

I have several hours of work on it yet to do, but heck I am celebrating 53 Days since fighting off the Mexican Police & locking out the San Juan de los Lagos, Jal. Mx locals to KEEP THEM from murdering me.

Good enough reason to smile!

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Yes, a green house dome with stars& planet behind it, ah the glory of being an artist.

To see what has not been done yet…

and as seer, I too await more human horrors of arrogance.

Tesla prediction

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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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20181116: A bit of moon over San Juan de los Lagos river bridge

Yes, always the night photographer, the flooded river gave a nice vantage point to shoot from without wet feet or tripod.

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There was quite a bit of traffic so I did not bother with getting out a flash for light painting the bridge just a little bit.

Maybe next storm???

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20181115: Natural Frames to accent the photographic image lesson

Yes, I am using this photo for a 2nd lesson because of what it involved to catch my eye.

That center cross is a telephone & power pole.

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But with the three sharp triangle shapes pointing near it & the semi obvious church towers behind it. You tend to think it is a religious cross too, then after you let your eyes play in the clouds, you come back to see that it is a power pole.

I am using standard advertising & artistic design concepts at least as old as the building themselves & that church is 300 years old or so.

So the ‘golden circle’, ‘spiral’ & ‘triangle or leading lines’ of the Renaissance Art schools is still alive & WELL.

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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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