As a lunch-time exercise in a workshop, I took this suggestive, close-up picture, abstracting it from its context, seen better to the left.
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In the window of a gallery near the Belgium Jewish Museum.
A gold-foil wrapped counter at The Lightbox.
Some dirty snow, from the same January 2004 trip to Brooklyn mentioned in the last couple of posts. Notice how the Dimage A-1 lens resolved the snow in the background into lovely circles of confusion.
We browsed in a furniture shop in Brooklyn one day back in January, 2004. Here’s another pic from the Dimage A-1 shot as a straight jpeg before I learned about Raw.
We’re still in the archive here, but at this point, Autumn, 2003, I’ve just decided digital has really arrived and I’ve bought the Minolta Dimage A-1, a “prosumer” all-in-one, 5 MP digital camera with a flip-up rear screen, built-in flash, 28-200mm (equivalent) lens – a camera I really loved. At this point, I haven’t yet learned about Raw and I’m still shooting jpegs straight out of the camera.
This is the back of some kind of vending machine or display case in a shop in the newish underground arcade in the Columbus Circle subway station
The Guggenheim is such a designed space that one can hardly look in any direction without seeing an abstract composition. I never fail to take such pictures at each visit.
Part of the Guinness Storehouse tour takes you past this waterfall with explanations of the importance of the water used in the making of Guinness Stout.