Monday, May 08, 2006

The Accidental Photographer

Playing with lights. (Click picture for larger view) Posted by Picasa
"There is no closed figure in nature. Every shape participates with another. No one thing is independent of another, and one thing rhymes with another, and light gives them shape." ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson
With photography, especially film, there are times you think you know how the final picture will look while you're taking it. More often than not you're wrong, or at least I am. Sometimes the results are less than memorable, or just adequate or another typical portrait pose. Then there are those rare shots that you could never have captured, even if you had really meant to; those surreal "accidents" that happen once in a blue moon and you can't help but sit back and say, "Wow, how did I do that?"

35mm autofocus camera. (I don't remember which one.)
No fill flash and facing a bright sun.
No star filter. (Not sure how that effect happened)
Not exactly what I was going for.
But hey, who am I to complain.
Accidents happen. Thank goodness.

Submission for Tuesday's Photos topic "playing with lights". (end of post)

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