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Watching the sun rise, Harvey Cedars, LBI

Posted in Medium format, photography, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on August 14, 2017 by msogavt
Watching the sun rise, Harvey Cedars, LBI

Watching the sun rise, Harvey Cedars, LBI, July 25, 2017

Between morning and night 

Posted in 35mm, Leica, photography, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 13, 2017 by msogavt

Chased by shadows

A woman walks along the surfline on the beach on the edge between morning and night at harvey Cedars on LBI.

The sun rises over the ocean to the east, while Long Beach Island still lingers in the last of the predawn shadows.

Yellow I, II, Havey Cedars

Posted in Medium format, photography, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2017 by msogavt

More images taken with the Voigtlander Perkeo II on Fujifilm Pro 400H. The creaminess of the color is courtesy of the Color Skopar 80mm f3.5 on the camera.

Surfcasters at Sunrise

Posted in Medium format, photography, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 11, 2017 by msogavt
Surfcasters at sunrise, Harvey Cedars LBI

Surfcasters at sunrise on the beach at Harvey Cedars, LBI, NJ, July 2017.

Voigtlander Perkeo II

This photo was shot on a Voigtlander Perkeo II medium format camera from the 1950s. Despite taking 6×6 images on 120 film, the camera fits in a coat pocket when folded up. The 80mm f3.5 lens is a basic four-element design, and the image quality declines rapidly in anything less than well lit. But I like this image with its rich, deep colors from the Fuji Pro 400H color print film that almost looks like an oil painting.

 

6×6 with Kowa Six Part II

Posted in Medium format, photography, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags , , , , , , , on May 30, 2017 by msogavt
Looking toward North Beach, Burlington VT

Looking toward North Beach, Burlington VT

View back toward Burlington waterfront

View back toward Burlington waterfront

Two more winter images with the Kowa Six, this time with Kodak’s Porta 400 print film.  We didn’t really get our snow until later in the season. Just cold and bare ground. Nothing particularly interesting about either photo to me except, again, the advantages of medium-format photography when it comes to the quality of the image.

Posted in photography, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags on April 12, 2017 by msogavt

This is a video made by my colleague Ryan Mercer, self-shot, as he made the photos for our annual high school “Mr. Basketball” cover. It’s all digital, but still a fun behind-the-scenes look at how a pro works it.

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/videos/sports/high-school/2017/04/06/how-mr.-basketball-gets-made/100156126/

 

Patterns in the snow

Posted in 35mm, photography, SLR, Uncategorized, Vermont with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2017 by msogavt

Not entirely of natures making.

Three-point turn

Making a three-point turn.

Grate

Not quite perfect grid

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