01-01-14 Circle of Light

I had mentioned yesterday that I had another photo that showed a drastic difference between what the human eye sees and what the camera “sees.” Yesterday, the difference had to do with focus, depth of field and bokeh. What today’s photo demonstrates may not be so obvious unless you understand the concept of “dynamic range.”…

Dark Symmetry

This palm left caught my eye as I walked along the narrow path that took to the little beach a mile down from our resort in Mexico last week. I have photographed palm leaves before but I wanted to try again, this time concentrating on the radial pattern and also trying to manipulate depth of…

03-12-09 Palm Leaf

I took this photo in Mexico a few years ago. I don’t have much to say about it other than I like the the geometry of the palm leaf. The paradox of nature is that there are so many things that seem random and chaotic. And then there are things that are precise and ordered…