Month: May 2020

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Suburban Lake at Sunset

This blog post will continue with the theme of finding photo opportunities near home during our Covid19 induced shelter-in-place regulations. I was feeling the need to take a short drive just to break the tedium and remembered seeing a site that I thought might make a good photo. It is only about 15 minutes from my home, so it seemed to be a reasonably short though not an essential trip! After checking one of my apps for sunset times and location and I grabbed my camera, tripod, and car keys. I took some shots right before sunset and several afterwards. The photo below is the one I chose to post. I took the liberty of over saturating the colors with Adobe Lightroom just to see how far I could push things.Suburban Lake at sunset

 

I hope you are staying healthy and finding some photography opportunities at home or nearby! Please come back to www.cestlavie4me.com to view more of my Covid19 photos.

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Fading City

The COVID19 Pandemic is keeping most of us from going out to continue our photography hobby. This means we need to find some other activities or get creative with photography outside of our tried and true routines. As I was watching a television show, and there are very few worth watching, a clip was run showing how deserted New York and other major cities looked. It was a very surreal scene, but it did give me an idea.

I proceeded to open my Adobe Lightroom catalog to find some cityscape photos I had done in the past along with some photos with trees and a few with clouds. These photos were then composited with Adobe Photoshop to create my version of a Fading City. Hopefully, our urban areas will come back to their former vibrancy but there is guarantee of that! We may all get used to an unexpected difference in urban life after COVID19.

Fading City

Hopefully, you are finding some creative outlets for practicing your photographic hobby. Please come back to visit www.cestlavie4me.com to see what shelter-in-place photography project I attempt next time. Stay healthy and keep shooting!