The lazy photographer

Candid Portraits 35: The Photographer

Portrait: colleague photographer Roelof Diener

Did you know that black is very colorful?

Silly question of course; every photographer knows that. This morning I decided to play a bit with a bird that looks black but is not. A bit of photoshopping, first in RAW and later in PSD, made this black bird (kind of starling, I believe) more colorful. It also made the white gutter a bit …

Drip hunting in the garden

“The Early Bird catches the Worm” is an old English expression. Translated for photographers: “The Early Bird catches the Drips”. Early one morning, with the camera settings on macro, I went drip hunting in the garden.

My first photo-model

In a small village like Stanford it’s not easy to ‘persuade’ people, especially women, to photograph them. Whatever the reason it took a while and against all odds (even her mother said that she would “never ever” do it) Karuna didn’t even think twice. She admits that she hates to be photographed but this time …