This weekend I attended the Fine Art Photography Summit in Page run by Alain Briot with Jeff Schewe as guest instructor. We made images at Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon. Here is a sample of images that I made. The following image was made after the sun struck the canyon walls to be reflected in the Colorado River.
Reflections In Horseshoe Bend
Looking down into the canyon, I found this simple composition that showed a reflection of the sunlit canyon wall in the river.
Reflection In The Colorado River
During a visit to Antelope Canyon, I made an image of the slot canyon. During processing, I attempted a black and white conversion that revealed the glowing sandstone.
Antelope Canyon Glow
Here is another simple composition in color.
Antelope Canyon, No 2
The light at this time of the year is really amazing. When going to work, I passed by the Arapahoe Station buildings every day. Nearby buildings are reflected in the windows. I moved around until the reflections were fragmented into several pieces.
Chopped Building Reflection
Later that day, I was in Lodo for one of the Meetup groups. The alley behind Casselmann’s has several murals. Recently they must have been refreshed with new images.
Lodo Alley Mural
Farther along the alley, the artist made a really striking image of the lady and the flower.
Lady And Flower Mural
The fountain at Arapahoe Station changes it height during the course of the day. Later in the week, the fountain had reached its peak height. I noticed reflections of the main fountain in the water at the base of the fountain and made this image.
As one moves around the fountains, the adjacent buildings are also reflected in the water at the base of the fountain. I like the abstract quality of the reflections in the image below.
Abstract Building Reflections
The north-facing front of the Ciber building is in shadow at this time of the year. However, the lawn and hedgerow outside is in full sunlight. This is really very striking in the infra-red image below.
Front Of Ciber Building
Finally, I made an image of the Tuscany Plaza building with avenue of trees lit up in their fall colors. This weak the moon has been waning. The crescent of the opening in the building reminded me of the phase of the moon for this week.
Trees At Tuscany Plaza
Eyeballs For Sale, Eyeballs For Sale! This lady was selling some really tasty snacks. Eyeballs, fingers and brains.
Eyeballs For Sale!
There were just so many zombies all around.
This Umbrella Corp officer was in light-sword combat with Darth Vader. They held their pose for a long time to let us photograph.
Hold That Pose
She was too late to be attacked by this zombie. Yum!
Yum, Tasty Umbrella
I like your hat.
I Like Your Hat
Some people just had too much fun. Not enough blood around here!
Having A Fun Time
Some people were totally oblivious of events around them. They just did not care like these chess players.
Head out to the Illuminate Workshops meetup group to see some more images.
Elvis was there too!
This zombie was deep in conversation before I stopped for an image. He stopped in mid sentence while I made this image and then continued his sentence from where he left off!
Some zombies had some really elaborate hair styles.
Zombie Hair Style
The colorful jester was infected with the zombie virus.
This lady was giving blood… Z-type!
I always like to capture bystanders at these events. This onlooker was surprised when I made this image.
I really liked the gaze as this zombie looked at the camera.
More to come in part 3.