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  It is generally considered a poor idea to have a dominant out-of-focus foreground element in an image.  Our eyes naturally start with the closest elements in view. When we look at an image like this and see at that first blurry tulip just to the right off-center, it’s a bit disorienting. But I liked the way […]

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  A fine if uninspired photograph. I mostly enjoy it for two reasons: 1. I’m amused at how I was able to stand directly, dead center of the doors, and yet avoid having any part of me reflected; and 2. I also like how the door itself is in focus but the reflection of the […]

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  It was very early in the morning; pre-dawn in fact. I took this shot of Lady Liberty and it needed to be pretty long — 50 seconds — just  to capture enough light. I was not trying for any sort of long-exposure effects and did not expect any. The Statue of Liberty is a […]

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  This is a reasonably familiar photographic composition, featuring the Standard Hotel over the High Line park, framed by the cut-out of another building that straddles the park. Taken with Fuji GF670 medium format and Kodak Portra 400 film.

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