You recall yesterday’s excitement about my new neutral density filter, so I don’t imagine you’re surprised to find another photo of blurred water.
Here, surface runoff turns into silver silk with motion blur and a monochrome treatment.
Most people like to use this long exposure technique to make photos of babbling brooks and graceful waterfalls.
I wasn’t in the vicinity of either, so I had to settle for a storm sewer drainage pipe.
Use what you’ve got, right?
This photo was made in March, when there were still chunks of ice dotting the waters.
Last night’s blast of snow was re-arranged by today’s rise in temperature, and has now joined the rush of the swollen river.
I’m hoping for a little less grey and a lot more green in the days to come.
I don’t have grand, elaborate entrances this week for my submission to Norm’s Thursday Doors. In fact, today’s doors are pretty inconspicuous. They’re hidden inside a work of art.
For that, we can thank artist Stephanie Boutari. This mural transforms the rear of this bland and generic strip mall into a unique and colourful canvas. Street art can truly add personality and interest where they may be lacking. I like the vibrancy and sweeping curves of this piece.
The details were carefully considered to ensure the look is unified in the big picture. The lines are sharp, clean and vivid – even up close. Only the metal ring in the bottom photo, jutting from the wall, shows a little wear and tear.
In this week’s post, the walls are more impressive than the doors themselves, but given the state of these walls, I didn’t think you’d mind. Thanks, as always, for stopping by.
(Love notes #5, #4, #3, #2, #1.)