Shooting Challenge: Double Exposure, Gallery 2

Shot with a Canon 5dII, 24-105 f4/L, and 50mm f1.4. Both shots were significantly underexposed. I immediately had the idea of putting my keyboard in coffee when I saw this challenge. The white cup will hide details around the unexposed black coffee, and I happen to be thinking about coffee through the majority of the… » 2/15/11 2:00pm 2/15/11 2:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Levitation, Gallery 2

I wanted a simple concept for this week, and neapolitan ice cream came to mind very quickly. To set up the shot, I tied washers to fishing line, and formed scoops around them. The cone was also on the line to aid in keeping everything in place. I used a tripod and self-timer to get in the frame. Of the couple dozen… » 2/08/11 3:20pm 2/08/11 3:20pm

Shooting Challenge: Levitation, Gallery 1

Nikon D7000, 18-105mm lens at 18mm f/8 1/320s and ISO 100. Two remote
flashes firing via a wireless trigger, one right at the background and
the other just to the camera's right.
After scratching my head as to what I could do to illustrate
levitation, and given the cold temperatures outside, I figured, "Why
not just… » 2/08/11 3:20pm 2/08/11 3:20pm

Shooting Challenge: Bokeh, Gallery 2

Took this picture last week the day NYC got burred under snow yet
again. I had to compose this picture in a hurry since I was standing
in the middle of the snow covered Park Avenue and the yellow cabs
didn't seem to care much for Bokeh.
Taken with Canon T2i with Canon's 50mm f1.4 lens. IS200, f1.4, 1/80
- Aleks Ozerov » 2/01/11 2:00pm 2/01/11 2:00pm