1. All taken with the new (to me) Nikon D810, a camera I am still getting used to.
2. All downsampled from huge 38mp jpegs (72mp RAW files).
3. All a bit orange? I'm working on it.
Why did I take them? Well, in order of execution: The Castle
(a) Because I wanted to test the sharpness of the Sigma 35mm 1.4 Art lens on the new camera - I've a feeling it isn't as sharp as it could be / as it is on the D700s. It's great, but I'm thinking some fine tuning is needed.
(b) Because it is there.
(c) Because of the autumn colours and the cloud in the blue sky.
(d) Because I wanted to find out some more about the D810's resolution.
The result? A bit over-saturated, a bit John Hinde (one day, they'll be collector's items, those cards, one day, but perhaps not yet).
The result? A bit dull. Too saturated. The Autumn Wind Detritus
(a) Because it, the ground with the leaves and twig and stones on, reminded me of an illustration for a children's book, perhaps a …
The most political decision you make is where you direct people’s eyes. In other words, what you show people, day in and day out, is political... And the most politically indoctrinating thing you can do to a human being is to show him, every day, that there can be no change. Wim Wenders
SAM ABELL [Photographer, b. 1945, Sylvania, Ohio, lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.]Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment—this very moment—to stay.