Shooting: June 2008 Archives
I often find some really nice locations when I walk my dog. Like today. I was out near the water just south of Copenhagen, and walked along a wall towards a large plant where they make concrete building part, pipes, rings for wells and things like that. As I reached the water the wall just stopped and I could enter. This being a Saturday meant nobody at work and I could fool around with my D40 mounted with a Sigma 10-20mm. I found this fascinating pile of huge, rusty machine parts and the soft light from the overcast sky gave me some great shots.
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Pixel peeping and analyzing dull images of walls shot head on have never been my idea of assessing images or equipment.
I know that some photographers will welcome any new piece of equipment by bolting it to a tripod, setting it up perpendicular to an evenly lit wall and fill a memory card with meticulously bracketed images of bricks. The best walls seem to be basement walls in your own house, but other walls will do. Outdoors walls are not really popular, and if the wall in question requires a walk through reality, it's almost ruled out.Continue reading I never shot a brick wall.