Docta Jones

Posted: April 9, 2013 in HDR, Michigan, Nikon D90

Byrd Tri-Motor

This scene in the Henry Ford Museum reminded me of Indiana Jones… and for good reason. This particular Ford Trimotor was actually used in filming one of the Indiana Jones movies. Can’t you just see short round hanging out of the car screaming “Got to go Docta Jones!” heh heh…

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Barn in the Valley

Posted: April 8, 2013 in HDR, Nikon D90, Washington

Barn in the Valley

I saw this barn from the main road going into Mount Rainier through the town of Ashford, Washington. There’s nothing really special about this shot, but I just liked the distressed look of the barn against the mountain.

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Catch of the Day

Posted: April 5, 2013 in HDR, Nikon D90, Washington

Returning to Harbor

This shot was a bit unexpected. I had set up along the driftwood piles at La Push beach, firing into the sun / horizon waiting for a good sunset picture, and then this fishing boat comes puttering in from the left. I thought it was a pretty nice little addition to the shot.

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The Power of Dreams

Posted: April 4, 2013 in HDR, Michigan, Nikon D90

The Power of Dreams

Honda displayed this racecar last year as well. In fact, a lot of the Honda booth seemed a bit recycled this year… hopefully that means they are gearing up for a big year to come… Anyway, last years shots were a little too similar to each other, so I tried to actively set up differently for each one this time around.

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The Chicago Watertower

Posted: April 3, 2013 in HDR, Illinois, Nikon D90

watertower

The Chicago watertower is the 2nd oldest watertower in the United States. It also has the prestige of being one of the few buildings to survive the Chicago fire of 1871. And perhaps most interesting of all… the castle-like design was the inspiration for the White Castle franchise logo.

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The Long Wait

Posted: April 2, 2013 in HDR, Nikon D90, Washington

The Long Wait

The first time I visited Lake Crescent in Washington State, the weather was pretty awful. It was overcast, cold, and the water was a flat gray in appearance. I ended up making the decision to return on a nicer day just to get some blue-sky shots, but the moody cloudy day actually worked out better for this shot, that has a much more ominous feel to it.

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On the Grind

Posted: April 1, 2013 in HDR, Nikon D90, Ohio

On the Grind

Bear’s Mill is part museum, part store, and part working mill. The first floor is dedicated mostly to the shop portion and offers pottery, mill ground goods, kitchen utensils, coffee, and other miscellaneous knick-knacks. Being a coffee lover I was drawn to this corner and had to get a shot of the old grinder.

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