The weather is wild, wet and windy. I need a good prod with a sharp stick. I’ve been looking for inspiration and tomorrow if it’s fine I’ll take a camera, a tilt/shift lens, a load of filters and a tripod out and try for some ICM images. ICM stands for Intentional Camera Movement. It has much in common with unintentional camera movement so shouldn’t cause me too much heartache. I have tried it before but it’s very hit and miss. I am lucky to get one half descent image in fifty. I know you grown up birders accept such things but it is an alien concept to me. I’ll take Miss Bronica out as well. That will be fun. I have lots of ND filters for her but few are marked up. I’ll hold them in front of the Canon and make a wee note of the reflective Canon exposure. That should sort the job….time will tell. I prefer incident readings for film…..Okay I would like a reflective light meter but haven’t got one. Incident is better for flash and portraits. Where am I. I’m confused again. I have a selection brush in camera raw and can set it to virtually anything.
I have always admired the work of the Canadian photographer Michael Orton. Here are a couple of images I’ve reprocessed in his style.
Some work…some don’t. The second doesn’t for me. I spent over an hour messing with Smoo Inlet . Redcar worked for me, first go.
Whilst messing about……I mean searching for anything to drag me out of lethargy and take my mind away from my back which is still causing serious grief…I came across some stunning imagery by ROB HUDSON. It may not inspire you but it made my day. I spent an hour or more absorbed in his work. I suspect had Uma Thurman knocked on the van door I'd have suggested she wait. How sad am I?
Have a great weekend.