Same Old Farm, Different Day

Those familiar with the movie “Shawshank Redemption” know that today’s title is a bit of a paraphrase of an observation that Red makes in the movie. This is another HDR photo, and one of the secrets of good landscape HDR photos is good clouds. I got lucky on this particular day.


Here’s another photo from what I am now calling my “Rural Decay” series. It’s the little Metro van pictured yesterday. If you missed yesterday’s post, check it out here. I’ve been doing a little research and have learned that the Metro was produced by International Harvester from 1938 to 1975, which is a pretty long…

On Location

Here are a few of my favorite people in one of my favorite places. The place: the old Redlin farmstead 15 miles north of Watertown. The people: Kendra, Sara, Ashley, McKenzie, Kelly, Holly and Alli (sitting). These are 6 of my second year Photo/Media students at LATI and one of my first year students (Alli)….

The Old Farm – Another View

Ansel Adams is to Yosemite as Shephard is to The Old Farm. I’m no Ansel Adams, of course, but like Adams, I keep returning to the same subject over and over again trying to get the perfect photo. And I’m still looking for it. . . Here are some previous attempts: The Old Farm At…

The Old Farm At Sunrise (HDR)

This farm has been pictured several times in this blog. Today, I went there before sunrise thinking that maybe I would get something different. I had it in my head that I would try doing something with High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. Thus, I set up my camera on a tripod and exposed first for…