The Doctor Blue Box

Monday, November 30, 2009

Busy College Student

1/30 @ f/5.0 ISO 640 Nikon D90 30mm

This picture was taken for an assignment to represent a "busy college student".

Thanks to Samantha for being my model.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Fruit light writing

f/36 @ 5.0 sec ISO 250 105 mm Nikon D90

I used a flash gun to light this image.


f/16 @ 1/60 ISO 500 Nikon D90 105mm

I used a Farrell light to back light the entire setup, I then used a negative fill to control the highlight on the syrup. I also placed a fill on the right to light up the spheres.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Frozen Hot Chocolate

1/30 @ f/3.8 ISO 2000 Nikon D90 21 mm


While in NY for the PDN Photo expo a group of us went to Serendipity 3 for their famous frozen hot chocolate, and let me tell you it is FAMOUS for a reason.

Cell Phone

1/80 @ f/5.6 ISO 640 Nikon D90 105 mm

I back lit the board with green gelled hot lights, I bounced light on to my object from one light source. I enjoyed using a reflective background and color to spice up the set.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

High Dynamic Range

Nikon D90 1/250 @ f/13 ISO 200 18mm

This is an HDR image I created of a local artists house. He creates the sculptures you see with a chainsaw and also has a wonderfully colorful home. I used 7 images placed into Photomatix to create this.


f/9 @ 1/1250 ISO 500 Nikon D90 66mm

Panoramic shot in Central Park.
I compiled roughly 50 pictures for this shot.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Colored Water

Nikon D90 1/600 @ f/10 ISO 640 105mm

While looking through a few photographic magazines I found on image that kept everything in the scene its "normal" tone and changed anything that moved, such as water, to another color.
The technique they used was to set the camera on a tripod and expose the same scene three times with different filters. They used RGB so that the images all together would create a normal tone except for the moving objects caught in just one or two but not all filters.

I do not own the specific filters needed but I felt compelled to find my own way of doing it.
For this image I simply did a multiple exposure of three shots, and with each one I adjust the white balance to something close to RGB. The results vary but I find them interesting.

Downtown Asheboro, NC

Nikon D90 1/60 @ f/11 ISO 640 25mm

Last week my Object lighting class took a trip in to downtown Asheboro to see what we could find. The goal was to look past the iconic scenes and in to something indescribable. This was one of the images I found.