Posts tagged ‘Arts’
Despite the sun still high,
when the longest shadow reaches the middle of the lake
It is time for setting head to a safe harbour.
All the shades of green and blue that adorned the day
rapidly turn into black and white on the lake surface,
while the sky warms up a last time before darkness.
That’s the moment when the steam wheels sail off Lucerne
drive in line through the strait of the lake
and pay a visit there, where this country was born on August 1, 1291.
… and only by then the first fires are started to fight the long, Alpine night.
All pictures shot with D800 + 70-200 VR-II / 16-35 f/4; click to enjoy them full screen.
to thy strong bidding task Ariel and all his quality.
Click on each picture to magnify
Artborghi’s painted love for the Appenzell Alps of Switzerland: how to transform your best shots in black and white art
Artborghi is no painter, but still pretends being one by playing with digital photography. Click each of these pictures to enjoy the full details of a ink drawing-like.
By playing with black and white conversion values and thresholds , here are the results.
On the boat picture, the Säntis antenna is visible on one of the most picturesque peaks of Switzerland.
… everybody gotta dance at African rhythms! Join the beat and try to follow it …
… like best dancers at the Afro Pfingsten Festival do!
Click here for the full love R-rated story reportage or on each picture for bigger size. About some more feelings, I love this lens. Pictures shot against the sun at 200 mm, f/5, 1/1250, ISO 100.
It is not easy exposing (half) naked bodies in photo exhibitions.
1. The subject could not agree on it.
2. People watching the subject could get offended by nudity.
3. People could consider the photographer a pervert.
4. The internet server could tag the blog inappropriate.
However, if photo submission is encouraged by an Academy of Arts … everything changes. These pictures are now under selection for future exhibitions on the topic “water and body”. Let’s see if any meets a positive judgement.
Suddenly, a loud noise broke the sleepy morning.
White troops marched down from the skies
and smashed roofs and gardens and birds
and woods broke and fell down as if cut by razors. Read more…