Went on a nice bike ride today. I’ve got an odd single speed bike & odd timing. I checked the weather several times this morning and knew there was an impending t-storm. But, I figured it couldn’t hurt to get outside. I brought my rain-coat & choose a route that would ensure that there were some underpasses I could hide under if the rain got pretty crazy.
I also brought my camera with me & snapped a few fun shots. If you click on the photo, it should open it up large for you to really see.
So, the two photos are of the rain – I took the shots with an odd lens for what I was photographing… I used my Canon EF 100mm F2.8 L series lens. Typically this lens is used for macro photography.
So, these next two shots were well after the rain had cleared. I biked by the Madam Walker Theater and saw a large painting. Turns out, this piece had been painted & designed by one of the students that I worked with this year. He was not an RA that I supervised, but we work in the same area. His name is Will Watson. As much as I tried to find a page for him- I just have a link to his Facebook profile. But, he’s a great guy.
Here are two different photos. The first is using a Lensbaby lens. The image looks like it is distorted with a photoshop or some sort of program — instead it is just the strange optics of the lens! Personally, I think it’s really cool.
The final shot is a combination of 7 exposures using a technique called HDR photography. For this shot, I used my GorillaPod tri-pod. And used my Canon EF-S 10-22m lens. This lens is super for really wide-angle shots. It is hands down my favorite lens that I own.
Hope you enjoyed my stuff!