Sep 042009
 

© Paul Mozell 2009

Tall Trees

Tall Trees in Breakheart

Although it’s a mere 12 miles from Boston, the forest protected by Breakheart Reservation is lush and resplendent in late summer green. Once again, I am relishing my new-found photographic toy; HDR, or High Dynamic Range processing. This file wants to be printed LARGE and TALL! My D300 was mounted on a Manfrotto tripod. Five bracketed exposures were triggered with a Nikon MC-20, an accessory I bought years go to use with an N90S body. Amazing, that it hasn’t been obsoleted!

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Jul 142009
 

Copyright Paul Mozell 2009

Pink Granite and Water

Pink Granite and Water

As a young child I loved playing beside the brooks and rivers where our family camped and hiked in the forests of New York and Jersey. When I discovered Eliot Porter and Ansel Adams as a teenager, those streams became one of my favorite subjects, and they remain so to this day. Continue reading »

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Dec 192007
 

After you have photographed the white spires of New England churches behind the wide-branched sugar maples, and the leaves floating in the bubbling stream, and you feel like you have run up against the cliche wall… it may be time to visit a pond in the woods! 102007-341.jpgA lake with fallen trees, or one dammed up by beavers, may offer interesting shapes and patterns to place in your composition. In this photograph I used a little fill from the built-in flash on my Nikon D200 to bring out the detail in the fallen branch. Continue reading »

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