Best of 2009: #360, Intake 46

Shot on the same day as #394, this is the sign that warns boaters not to anchor near the town's water supply. Shot with a 180mm lens, I was nearly in the water supply myself trying to get far enough back for the framing that I wanted. Something that I'm unreasonably proud of is that I never create these compositions by cropping the image after the fact. I like knowing that I can print them as large as the megapickles will allow, even if I don't, and getting the best image quality possible even though it hardly needs it.

The font in this one is Arial, but I like the photo anyway. I've added a bit of the vignetting, but what appeals to me most is the overall asymmetry that's balanced by the strength of the N and E on the edges of the frame.

No comments:

I have broken the links to hundreds and hundreds of photos, which will take a long time to repair. The workaround is to replace "photo.matthewpiers" in the link URL with "matthewpiers.smugmug". Awkward, but only temporary.

This is happening because I have revamped matthewpiers dot com. More of what I write and photograph will be going there, so check it out as well.

Older Photos by Month