Sunday, February 20, 2011
Razor Sharp Focus
Here is a good example. This is an old photo from when i used to keep a studio space in an artspace warehouse just north of Downtown. The gates at the entry points to the studio were lined with razor wire and made for great photos. I don't know if i would be able to approach this situation the same way. I think i would make a much larger production out of a shot like this. I can see myself attempting to light the focus points in a way that would allow me a more dramatic background.
Carol is sick so my day was consumed with errands and attending a birthday party, which as any parent knows, includes managing conflicts, calming high emotions and tending to bruised egos. I did, however, manage to squeeze in a trip to Texas Art Supply for some black foam board to be used as flags in the studio. Now, i just need some stands to hold them.
PhotoFrustration #7: I am having a difficult time focusing in indoor light. I find myself having to depend on the auto focus in quick situations. I dunno if my glasses are dirty (likely) or the diopter adjustment is out of whack (also likely). Or, I forgot how to focus.