The Orange Partner

And after a looooong hiatus, I am back with an update to the photo-blog. This time catching up on the pet project, The Rainbow Series.

So far, I’ve covered Red, Yellow and Blue. And now I give you Orange. This particular shot was taken way back in October 2015. Editing took place sometime later in the year and since then it’s been waiting for me to pen the post for publication.

I took this shot during my maiden trip to the world famous Bondi beach. Apart from the many other picturesque shots I was privileged to take, this one stood out for the simplicity of the composition. This couple was staring out into the ocean peacefully, almost standing still while doing so.

Personally I love the fact that this couple just stood so still and that too with the perfect back drop. Every photographer’s ideal subject!


Until next time!

#Take52 Week 37: Run

Okay so this week’s interpretation is a tad lazy. I didn’t even move from my study to get this one. Well just a little bit for the setup.

I have this wooden mannequin model that I use to help with my sketching practice. This model helps me visualise different human interactions and actions to better visualise humans when sketching at home.

So I figured that if the mannequin (I call him Woody!) can work for sketching, why not for photography. So I decided to make the needed adjustments to make it seem that Woody was running.

Placed in an IKEA Drona box allowed me to have a pitch b lack background for the shoot. Shot in RAW and then made small adjustments for the contrast, Blacks and Highlights to get the final image. Actually also ended up applying a ton of noise reduction since I had to shoot with high ISO. The end result isn’t all that bad.

Fujifilm X E2 | X18-55mm 2.8-4 R LM OIS | f/4.0 | 1/250 | ISO 4000 | 55mm