Posts Tagged ‘photography’

bathroom-creature

“bathroom creature’ caustic light photograph by John Foster Dyess

Here are a few more caustic light photographs I have taken recently. I have enhanced these photographs occasionally in the software Photoshop.

light-show

“light show” photograph by John Foster Dyess

time-to-follow

“time to follow” photograph by John Foster Dyess

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“corner light” photograph by John Foster Dyess

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I took a series of photographs several years ago of eye glasses and sun glasses with their shadow,taken from above.I’m sure this has been done by other photographers but it was new for me and not based on any photos I had seen before.
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chair-photo

shadow photograph by John Foster Dyess

I will be describing the process of deconstructing a photograph that I took of chairs and shadows and reconstructing it as an abstract design.

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chairs and shadows cropped

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In photoshop I used the filter Threshold on the cropped photograph and then inverted

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I began to add color with a brush in photoshop

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more color added

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I added a a section of a wicker chair and a section of a clock from anther photograph that I had taken.

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I copied the image in the upper right hand corner,flipped it horizontally and vertically and place it in the lower left hand corner

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More color added in photoshop

chair-shapes

“Chair Shapes” by John Foster Dyess

This is the final reconstructed design of the photograph

lettucetomato-pepper

“vegetable salad” photograph by John Foster Dyess

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“vegetable salad 2” photograph by John Foster Dyess

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“vegetable salad” 3 photograph by John Foster Dyess

These are three photographs of a still life of vegetables, placed in a cardboard box with a light shining through a hole cut in one side of the box. These photographs are from my series titled “In a Box”

found-in-a-kitchen-draw

“Found in a kitchen drawer” photograph  by John Foster Dyess

This photograph is from my series called “In a Box”.For this series  I placed objects in a small cardboard box and cut a hole in in one side of the box. I placed a light outside of the box near the hole which was the light source for the objects. The camera was placed near the open side of the box.

tin-snips

“Tin Snips” photograph by John Foster Dyess

In 2006 I took photographs of objects, I found around my house, set up inside a cardboard box . This photo combines a tin snip and a can of ginger-ale that I cut with the tin snips.

light-bird

“light bird” photograph by John Foster Dyess

bottle-light

“bottle light” photograph by John Foster Dyess

i-cant-name-this

“I can’t name this” photograph by John Foster Dyess

burr

“Burr” photograph by John Foster Dyess

two-mushrooms

“two mushrooms ” photograph by John Foster Dyess

See: “To perceive with the eyes; gain knowledge or awareness by means of one’s vision.”

weed-and-insect

weed and insect photo scan by John Foster Dyess

See: “To perceive with the eyes; gain knowledge or awareness by means of one’s vision.”

Inside MOMA 1

Inside MOMA 1

During our trip to NYC in 2010 my wife and I visited the Museum of Modern Art. This post contains photos taken inside MOMA.

Inside MOMA 2

Inside MOMA 2

Inside MOMA 3

Inside MOMA 3

Inside MOMA 4

Inside MOMA 4