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by Ed Shapiro
Fri May 28, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: The Reservoir, on Eclipse Night
Replies: 8
Views: 344

Re: The Reservoir, on Eclipse Night

Great Stuff! MOOD! :win:
by Ed Shapiro
Sat May 22, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Many of the star-effect filters and diffusion filters are made with a grid of some kind imbed in or sandwiched between 2 pieces of glass. Besides black screening material, there are different gauges and colours of tulle fabric that can work well in creating special effects. Wit black tulle or screen...
by Ed Shapiro
Sat May 22, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: The Dominion Observatory of Canada. Ottawa, Ontario
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: The Dominion Observatory of Canada. Ottawa, Ontario

I told y'all that I go nuts sometimes. I suppose the nice folks at the Astronomical Heritage Association (the client) would no like my "haunted house" interpretation. I kinda like the "picture postcard= Kodachrome look too (nostalgia) but oftentimes my imagination gets the better of me!
by Ed Shapiro
Sat May 22, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada

"Starbursts" I wait for the right angle of incidnese and shoot with a piece of back window screen material in front of the lens. "Slab" I have a thing for foreground detail and texture! :D Most of the architectural exteriors I currently do are commercial work for architects, real...
by Ed Shapiro
Sat May 22, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Blue Glass
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Blue Glass

Office complex, Ottawa. Ontario Canada.
by Ed Shapiro
Fri May 21, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Saint-Francois d'Assise Church . Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Saint-Francois d'Assise Church- Ottawa. Ontario Canada
by Ed Shapiro
Fri May 21, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Barn
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Barn

BARN at Central Experimental Farm- Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Ontario CANADA
by Ed Shapiro
Fri May 21, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Showcase
Topic: Geometry
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Geometry

Contemporary architecture in the old neighbourhood.
by Ed Shapiro
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Has anyone attempted a DIY painted backdrop?
Replies: 3
Views: 5614

Re: Has anyone attempted a DIY painted backdrop?

Just to follow up on my last post- Here's a shot of one of the wall-size backgrounds I use frequently. As you can see it is very sharp and contrasty and consists of mostly blue and green colors, however, when out of focus and subtlety lighted it is much softer and indistinct- just enough to add the ...