Tag: Week 12

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: Week 12: Trash?

19 March 2020 | Apple iPhone 11 Pro | iPhone 11 Pro back camera 6mm f/2 | ISO 40

I had to look this up. I always thought these little spike balls had no practical value. These are sweetgum fruit. Inside each capsule are one or two small, winged infertile seeds, which are a naturally occurring source of shikimic acid, one of the main ingredients in the manufacture of Tamiflu. My daughter made some…

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Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark

Bachelor Officers’ Quarters at Fort Hancock Museum in Monmouth County, New Jersey — FujiFilm X-T2 + Fujifilm XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (16 mm, f/8.0, ISO200), © Khürt L. Williams

For this challenge, I decided to visit Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. I drove up to Ocean Avenue from Asbury Park, New Jersey. The road is lined with the beach homes of the wealthy. I imagine it was like driving down Rodeo Drive in Beverly…

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Joanna

Johanna—Nikon D40 + Nikon @ 85 mm, f/11, ISO200

This weekend Scott Wyden-Kivowitz arranged a studio lighting session hosted by Dynalite in Union, NJ. The event was limited to 30 people. I was fortunate to be among the thirty. Scott started the afternoon with a presentation called " Photography Studio Lighting On A Budget" before handing things over to Dynalite's Jim Morton. Designed and…

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