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

  • Replied in excellent macro
    swallowtails are a challenge as (at least on the Gulf Coast) they are skittish that lens appears a cracker & you caught lovely details & colors gorgeous on all counts
  • further evidence that Boston has some of the ugliest buildings in a city that hasn't been seriously bombed in the past 100 years who dreamed this nightmare?
  • Replied in all the virtues
    of RF digital photography lovely conversion sweet tones well placed focus with pleasing sharpness & great use of narrow DOF that lens is famous for drawing beautifully & yours demonstrates its elan ...
  • the photograph speaks for itself I believe all great street photography is about "fortuitous confluence," though such happy circumstances seem to fall more at masters, of which I count Gianluca
  • I knew that you did not ask for dazzle, but emotion I got a twinge of emotion, akin to the lad in the car to the left of the frame boredom, stuck in traffic in a great city, is an emotion I have had ...
  • Replied in Pc
    snip I understand your not liking this current trend in photography, but this is very much a Gianluca photograph, both for its location & bold use of light I think you know a lot, but having seen ...
  • Replied in methinks
    you did not see this at full size posted by Gianluca it is a masterful street composition foreground/mid/background all with elements of interest shadows hold much of the charm & wit note the ...
  • mature may be better, but sad to report the same yahoos dat bailed on BetaMax may have done the CCD in marketing sucks, getting folks to buy inferior or what they don't want for still photography, ...
  • even one with an archaic sensor link to shooting information & better quality version at end of post taken with my old M9 & 50 Summilux, handheld this sweet couple (soon to get hitched) were at a ...
  • Replied in nope
    but their offering late night delivery has me intrigued ;)
  • strong composition & sweet colors I remember a similar POV from an earlier post, but as I recall that was a nocturnal Art
  • I know your venue well very surprised to see those berries surviving so long in the Big Apple ;)
  • doubtless in a dark cell in the United States Penitentiary, Coleman for two lifetimes plus 5 years I don't think he's getting paroled anytime soon
  • wonderfully complex light & forms ...looks like the flats near Beacon Hill also my favorite from these ...Whitey Bulger's denizens could be lurking nearby thanks for bringing back Boston memories Art
  • Replied in sea change (pic)
    I don't know if you were referring to too many M9 posts or the posts about the LGBT Pride festivities this forum has a long tradition of being more interested in photographs than kit & members here ...
  • I've been attending Houston's LGBT celebration over the years, exercising my street skills the community was concerned as the venue moved from Houston's gay Montrose district, to the parks around ...
  • by far great moment, well framed tells a story about the city's mood what is the No Cuts about? Art
  • and you did a grand job I particularly liked the Supremes being honored (and the dissenters given their due) folks that dye their dogs pink should have their own low circle in Hell & in particular ...
  • Replied in I was impressed
    with how well the M9M fared snip if color were compared, I suspect the venerable M9 would fare even better, especially at higher ISO
  • beautifully demonstrated in your examples I was most impressed from a technical assessment with the shot of the riverboat going under the bridge ("Amsterdam above & under") & the extraordinary ...
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