|West River Valley. Dummerston, Vermont|
Looking for the Bodies
fascinating new friends, a
|Space Shuttle Discovery|
|National Museum of Art|
We got home late Saturday night, leaving little time to put together an article. I thought this would be a good time to mention a simple editing step that I use on all of my pictures. My "Blow-Up scan" harkens back to a classic '60s movie that should be on every photographer's must see list.
Michelangelo Antonioni's classic 1966 film, "Blow-Up" tells the story of a fashion photographer in mid-60s London. The film studies the glamorous world of high fashion photography, but for me the key moment comes when the photographer, played by David Hemmings, escapes the glitz to do some voyeuristic street photography. In the park he catches a couple in an intimate
embrace. He is seen and the woman (Vanessa Redgrave) does everything she can to get the film, including offering money and "companionship", but without
|Where are the Bodies?|
The "Blow-Up" Scan
|Spots Highlighted with Levels Adjustment|
|White Distractions, or Perhaps a Bleached Femur?|
Check out "Blow-Up". It is a classic, of particular interest to photographers and, although you will probably never discover a body, scan your images carefully, You never know what you'll find.