Artichoke

Artichoke

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a impassioned amateur
Has a website at www.pbase.com/artichoke
Joined on Nov 5, 2002

Artichoke's recent activity

  • snip folks in the the Leica forum do seem to favor monotone photography more than others, despite the glorious colors delivered by their cameras there are many reasons for this with Leica just ...
  • snip I shoot mine in clubs & theater all the time & love the results I get you do need fast glass & the confidence experience brings with using it in such circumstances the M9's files are happier ...
  • stimulating thought & discussion many fine photographs here, but the set is much greater than its parts I do not believe one can conflate the Nation of Islam with ISIS, nor of course the Black ...
  • I don't know how we can slaughter these creatures after looking into their eyes, though I do love a good steak you connected with your subject, which helps most portraiture I love your rendering & ...
  • Replied in wunderbar!
    perfectly timed & seen the square crop works perfectly & you did a fine job with the rendering while the lady is lovely & adds great charm, I cannot take my eyes from that Lanz tractor, a classic ...
  • and a fine one at that, though I don't know that I fully agree with the sentiment the Internet may be differently used in your neck of the woods ;)
  • Replied in Edward Hopper
    would be delighted, I suspect strong composition, interesting light, well handled & a fascinating subject are the gas pumps functional??? Art
  • Replied in best friend
    good attitude dealt with these a lot & the therapy can work wonders best of luck listen to the docs & nurses ...especially the nurses
  • I'll finger this one ditto ...one can never get enough of Paris, unless perhaps if you live there this is my hands down favorite, though there are many outstanding photographs offered love the bird ...
  • Replied in thanks, Jono
    as always an excellent link you have provided enjoyed seeing your article, you lucky dog!
  • my sister-in-law's home town, so I am not surprised very Shanidzian love the colors & staging as well as the actor's attitude changes between the photographs Bravo!
  • snip Pros use the most appropriate tools for the task at hand, at least among successful ones many Pros use Leica digital cameras for their work I daresay as a percentage of total cameras sold, ...
  • snip such a treat sharing your grand day with us looks like your are getting on fine with your new kit lovely series, with my favorite being the last fine composition of a charming scene who is the ...
  • on all counts looks like you & your new camera are getting along just fine IMSMC, you do not use any BW conversion software other than PS is this still the case? Art
  • Replied in excellent
    photograph the sweetly OOF bulldozer holding the upper right of the frame is a wonderfully seen compositional element with programs advancing in post work, folks do assume this was done with some ...
  • Replied in thanks, Peter
    I had a look I wanted in mind when I took this, wanting to capture some of the vitality of this fine dancer's performance thanks for your appreciation Art
  • the room has a Bollywood quality I'll put up some others from this venue Art
  • it almost certainly isn't steam such waste is a sorry consequence of industrial activity China has overtaken the US in pollution production improving living conditions  for people while lowering ...
  • I flogged this one in post, but had a look in mind when I took it.  It was at least 1.5 stops darker but thankfully I had a robust file with which to work ;) Art
  • Replied in Geez
    G., you have me blushing this was my favorite of many good captures from this odd evening I'll put up some others, but am still sorting them out Income Tax time in US :-(
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