25' RADIUS refers to the size of my apartment. Each day of 2013 I am publishing a photo taken from within the confines of my abode in an effort to push myself to find inspiration in unexplored compositions and natural light — "Locally sourced fine art photography"
Sometimes when Mikael makes the bed he throws the duvet over the mezzanine to give it an airing. This is my view from below when that happens. It can be quite startling to see a large swathe of fabric come flying down from above.
Nikon D7000 (Nikkor 18-200mm) 1/13, f4.2, ISO 100, 32mm
After having had my bike stolen from the garage, both our bikes are now kept beside the stairs in the living room. They too get to occasionally bathe in the long afternoon light reflected off the adjacent condos.
Nikon D7000 (Nikkor 18-200mm) 1/100, f4.8, ISO 800, 56mm
As I have stated before, I am mesmerized by the changing shadows across our floor. After living in this space for 10 years, I was astounded this morning to discover a new view that I had not yet documented.
Nikon D7000 (Nikkor 18-200mm) 1/160, f6.3, ISO 100, 95mm
Upon first look, one would think that I had a great strobe set-up and incredible luck to get three identical splashes. The truth is that I found these three splash-shaped dishes at SFMOMA. They only measure about two inches across. To complete the illusion I sat them in a shallow baking tray filled with a thin layer of milk.
The sun was shining directly into the face of this phalaenopsis flower when I took this close-up from behind (Check out the shutter speed). To take this shot I used an inexpensive Nikon #2 close-up lens on my 50mm prime lens.