Monthly archives: January, 2022

Miami Jai-Alai Jan. 26

Inset on the front right side of the arena is a distinctive glass-faced stairwell….. ….which is the latest addition to the project.


Another Depth of Field Test

Although the camera wasn’t as good, one thing I liked about the iPhone 6s was that the single lens was located in a position that allowed very low angle photography. I loved that look. One drawback of the 13 Pro Max is that the triple lens configuration is much larger and it isn’t possible to…


The Next Big Wave

I recently updated a test video on YouTube illustrating the vastly improved depth of field qualities of the latest smartphone generation. Several days ago I was doing an interview for Lionel Strang’s A Modeler’s Life podcast. During the course of the conversation he asked what I thought the “next big wave” of the hobby would…


Miami Jai-Alai Jan. 14

Located on the roof above the entrance is, for lack of a better term, a “cupola like” structure with aesthetic arches running across the face. Aerial photos show the shape is a little more complicated than I first thought. It has a hip roof and the front face isn’t flat but has a portion that…


Empasizing A Subject via Contrast

The Jack Delano photo above is an example of using contrast to emphasize a subject. Note how the white skyscraper stands out from its neighbors. Also notice that the neighboring structures are fairly similar in color. All of the hues are plausible. A key concept in art theory is that of directing the viewer’s eye,…