On the recent trip to California for a family matter, I saw California is not as brown as it used to. The snowfall has passed down south, and water enriched the land. Interstate 5 is the primary channel to connect California and Oregon. I barely used my camera inside California, but when the scenery beganContinue reading “Oregon Lifestyle – 2”
Action and motion. Speed, spirit, and sportsmanship. These are the elements drew me into sports photography at the beginning. Not a sports fan of any kind. I know basic rules of each game, but my mind is mostly set on capturing the moments of action and excitement. The facial expression of the athletes is whatContinue reading “Basketball – candid shots”
I took this picture five years ago at Butchart Garden, Victoria. It was the beginning of my photography adventure. I did not know much of anything. It is a sharp picture from a quick walk-by snap. Below is the original, completely unedited. I like the colors and contrast, but it is not my style, andContinue reading “Before and After”
The wait for spring is prolonging. The cultivated flowers at the stores seem to be always the same. Out of desperation, I turned the spring flower to look like one growing in the snow. Colors are weathered while it remains strong.
When the expression comes from the heart, either if it is a black-n-white or a sun-washed, the image looks equally appealing to me.
I photographed another wedding over the weekend. Hard work, I am still recuperating a week after. A load of fun, the photographer is the orchestrator, and you tell them where to stand and what to do. I am glad that I am not the professionals who charge big bucks and work under tremendous pressure. AContinue reading “At a Wedding – story telling”
September steps in fall, but the weather is still gorgeous. I however started to feel the chill early in the mornings. My flowers are pretty much past their prime period and the immigrated birds are ready to head south soon. I think it is about the time that I send summer off. Time toContinue reading “Farewell to Summer”