It was a perfect storm – high winds, blowing snow, and bone-chilling cold. Or, as I like to call it — a perfect time for magic. It helps that I have a camera that helps me do it with minimum fuss. Both images were captured at an aperture of f8, ISO 100, and a shutter speed of 1/640th of a second. I used my f2/50 mm M-APO Summicron lens on a Leica SL2 body. The top image is a jpeg right out of the camera. I use a slightly tweaked version of the B&W High contrast film style built into the camera. The second photo is an edited version of the DNG file.
I traveled to Utah for Thanksgiving 2019. For a few minutes, I got a chance to experience a real snowstorm. And just like that, it was over. I made a handful of photos. Here is one of them. Continue reading Utah is a winter dream
A few months back — feels like an eternity now — I visited Utah, and it was somewhere out there, I took this photograph. I never got around to either editing or sharing it, mostly because I am fairly lazy when it comes to both those activities. I am using the necessary self-isolation as a … Continue reading [Photo] Stop.
I was quite captivated by the cows walking and grazing in the snow. There is but a hint of grass peeking out from under the snow, but then cows are nothing but specks themselves. These mundane snowscapes are my happy place. Continue reading Till the cows come home