Desert Agave vertical blur, Image courtesy of and copyright 2010: Richard Simonsen. Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, EF 24-105mm IS USM: ISO 100, 105mm, 0 ev, f/20 at 1 sec.
Richard Simonsen Vertical Agave Blur & BAA Bulletin #353
In BAA Bulletin #353 (see link below) I critiqued two pleasing blurs created by an old student who had been inspired by reading A Guide to Pleasing Blurs. I suggested that one of the images would have made a stronger vertical. Last night he e-mailed and said, “I took some verticals! See the attached.” I have posted the vertical image here (above). Those who view the similar horizontal image in the Bulletin are invited to let us know which one they prefer, the vertical here or the horizontal there.
BAA Bulletin #353 is On-line
BAA Bulletin #353 is on-line and can be accessed here thanks to the dedication and skill of Peter Kes.
Here are the features:
- HAPPY HOLIDAYS
- SW FLA PRESIDENT’S WEEK IPT
- CANON SERIES III TELECONVERTERS
- e-MAIL COMMENTS; THE GOOD & THE BAD
- RICHARD SIMONSEN & A GUIDE TO PLEASING BLURS
- SHOPPER’S GUIDE
- IPT UPDATES
Be sure to check out Melvin Grey’s really cool “holiday greetings” card. It features a hummingbird with a Santa hat I forgot to mention in the Bulletin that you can view the straight image (no Santa hat) here.
I arrived in Long Island early this evening and am currently setting up for a two week+ stay at my Mom’s place. See y’all tomorrow.
Here is the gear that Richard used to create his pleasing blur:
Canon 24-105mm IS L zoom lens (I am never without this lens in my vest….)
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV professional digital camera body (I only own and travel with two.)
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