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Garden Steps | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Garden Steps | G Dan Mitchell Photography Steps follow a curving path down an incline at the Portland Japanese Garden.Garden Steps. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Steps follow a curving path down an incline at the Portland Japanese Garden.Although it seems odd to me now, this is one of those photographs that I “left behind” at the time I made it. I no longer recall whether that was a matter of becoming distracted by something else…

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Monochrome Madness – My Melbourne – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – My Melbourne As my wonderful city of Melbourne heads back to lockdown tonight I thought for Monochrome Madness I might share some older photos of the city. Melbourne in Lockdown It isn’t great, but this is the best thing for us. I have no problem going into lockdown and would rather that than have many many deaths here. Some times I think we have all got a bit complacent or soft, not sure which. I just keep…

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Monochrome Madness – Looking back – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – Looking back With what is going on I’m still not comfortable going out so I thought for Monochrome Madness today we could spend one post looking back at an older one. Though let’s be honest, I’m sure there will be more like this. This is one that was taken around the beginning of 2016 and around the time I was really starting to get into long exposure photography. Though let’s be honest, I’m sure there will be…

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Urban Scene from Pandemia | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Urban Scene from Pandemia | G Dan Mitchell Photography Vehicles and an old house in PendemiaUrban Scene from Pandemia. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Vehicles and an old house in Pendemia.Our world, and welcome to it. For the great majority of us, normal activities have been put on hold, including our regular trips into the natural landscape to make photographs. Some possibilities are opening back up — I’m hoping to visit redwoods and the coast before too…

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Monochrome Madness – A still lily – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – A still lily Yes, I think I will keep doing Monochrome Madness and today I have a still lily for you. I took it the other day while I still had the macro lens from Fujifilm. Is it just me, but I always think of Robert Mapplethorpe when I do images like this. His are better, but I do love to try. A still lily One of the things I’ve been doing a lot is setting everything…

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Monochrome Madness – Playing with the Fujifilm macro – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – Playing with the Fujifilm macro It has been a while since I posted for Monochrome Madness and I just got the Fujifilm macro lens which I’ve been playing with. Macro Lens I have been very fortunate to have been loaned the FUJINON XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro from Fujifilm Australia. It is great to see it in action and I will do a better post on it once I have used it a lot more.…

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Monochrome Madness during a pandemic – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness during a pandemic It is an interesting time when you are living through a pandemic and during that time it is also hard to do monochrome madness. This week I thought it would be better to look through and find something from the past. Looking back It can be interesting trying to be a photographer when you can’t leave the house. It seems almost natural to look back at the places we have been and the places…

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Monochrome Madness – Lotus – LEANNE COLE – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – Lotus – LEANNE COLE It is that time of the year and a lotus flower seemed like a good idea for Monochrome Madness this week. They are so beautiful and in monochrome also good. The Blue Lotus Water Gardens are open again and once again I went to visit. It has become a yearly thing, and this is the third year I’ve been. It seems to get bigger every year. This year there were definitely new…

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Monochrome Madness – Still Life – Fine Art Photography Article

Monochrome Madness – Still Life Welcome back and happy new year as I start back with some still life for Monochrome Madness. I have had a great break and it is nice to get back into it. I took almost a total break from social media and it was great. During that time I really only stayed on things to keep up to date, but that was it. It has been a long time since I did that, but as…

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Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona – Black & White Photography Article

Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Medicine woman – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Medicine woman – Vincent de Groot Medicine woman – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Goodbye… – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Goodbye… – Vincent de Groot Goodbye… – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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This Back-to-Basics Photography Exercise can Improve Your Photography – Photography Article

The digital age has made photography easier, cheaper, and more accessible than ever before.  Even people who wouldn’t call themselves “photographers” now carry a camera in their pocket in the form of their cellphone. However, has the ability to snap a picture without skill or knowledge made photography too easy? Even for you reading this article who’ve come to this site to learn more about making better photos – has the ease of making digital photos with modern cameras robbed…

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Happy! – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Happy! – Vincent de Groot Happy! – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Street-life in Mea Shearim (Jerusalem) – Black & White Photography Article

Street-life in Mea Shearim (Jerusalem) It is not the easiest thing to capture the street-life in the Mea Shearim (מאה שערים) neighborhood, I somehow managed it. The walls are plastered with Pashkevilin (announcements) by the Haredi Jews.  The Pashkevilim are sometimes distributed anonymously; however, many are posted with rabbinic endorsements or the name of an activist group appended to the bottom. The medium is often used as an anonymous means of publicly attacking a person or group, and even those…

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Smile… – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Smile… – Vincent de Groot Smile… – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience…. This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) – Black & White Photography Article

Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) Orthodox priest in Bahir Dar (Ethiopia) – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Mama’s Gun – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Mama’s Gun – Vincent de Groot Mama’s Gun – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Revolutionary – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Revolutionary – Vincent de Groot Revolutionary – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Back to school – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Back to school – Vincent de Groot Back to school – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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A brief encounter – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

A brief encounter – Vincent de Groot A brief encounter – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Looking… – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Looking… – Vincent de Groot Looking… – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Dance tango with me – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Dance tango with me – Vincent de Groot Dance tango with me – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Déjà Vu – Mali vs. Senegal – Black & White Photography Article

Déjà Vu – Mali vs. Senegal Déjà Vu – Mali vs. Senegal – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Manual mode and DOF – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Manual mode and DOF – Vincent de Groot A few days ago I posted a tip to motivate to use the manual mode. A comment in dutch, was that sometimes one want to play with DOF (Depth of Field). The video in the post post is staring with shutter speed then the f-stop. This method works very good street photography and allows to create a consistent look for series of images made in various directions. Of course it also is…

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What comes after the G.A.S.? – Black & White Photography Article

What comes after the G.A.S.? G.A.S. what the hell is that??? Well let me explain, it is the so-called Gear Acquisition Syndrome, a problem a lot of people who want to take (great) photos suffer from. Mostly it are men but, some women also might be affected. I had it as well; bought too much far too expensive stuff to take photo’s with. At some point it was enough, this point was reached when back in 2007, I planned…

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Dancing girls – The story behind – Black & White Photography Article

Dancing girls – The story behind At the moment at the home page of this site this picture is displayed. What is happening there? Back in 2007 we where traveling in Mali. As you might expect it is a country not easy to visit, it is very different from the world we are living in. There is little to eat and drink but a lot of sand and dust. We stayed some days in Djenné and from there went for…

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Amhara Nikisat – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Amhara Nikisat – Vincent de Groot The Amhara people also known as Abyssinians, are an ethnic group from the northern and central Ethiopian highlands. The neck and facial tattoos called Nikisat are standing out against the traditional white clothing and elaborate jewelry. Lines of tiny crosses along jaws and traditional Ethiopian shaped crosses on foreheads prove the intensive dedication to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. A YouTube video/slide-show about the celebration of Timkat in Gondar (Ethiopia) can be found here. Like this:Like…

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