Photography

3D Blender Rendered Watch

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Top View Watch
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Diagonal View Watch

Photo Details: This is a 3D rendered watch created in Blender. Just an experiment to see what I could design in a short period of time.

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Shoe Eyelet: Macro Mobile

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Shoe Eyelet with string. Some stitching is visible as well.

 

Photo Details: I was looking at shoes and thought I should take a picture. I am using the vivitar macro lens attachment for mobile phones. It gets great detail. The only downside is that the camera on the mobile dulls the color.

Homage to Stargate

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image of blender 3d model of stargate in a room
Image of blender 3d model of Stargate in a room

Photo details: Hoping to one day find the device that solves the space travel conundrum. In working in Blender, I am able to model environments that one day could be a reality.

Project: Picture Stand

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Flower Picture Stand
Picture Stand along with stand of little pictures. The Picture in the stand is that of a yellow petal flower
Picture Stand along with stand of little pictures. The Picture in the stand is that of a yellow petal flower
Picture Stand along with stand of little pictures. The Picture in the stand is that of a yellow petal flower
Picture Stand along with stand of little pictures. The Picture in the stand is that of a pink petal flower
Picture Stand along with stand of little pictures. The Picture in the stand is that of a pink petal flower

Photo Details: I had been looking for a small but cool way to display pictures on a desk. I decided to create a prototype of a small picture stand. The prototype is so good, I think I am just going to stick with it as the main desktop attraction.

Tools:

  • Foam Board (same material often used for high school science projects)
  • 3 inch knife from multi-tool
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Adhesive
  • Lamination sheet
  • Premium presentation paper with matte finish

Notes:

The pictures measure 2 in x 3 in and are affixed to foam board. I can change the picture of the day easily and also create a different mood for the desk. Cool right. I wanted to create a wooden stand, but did not have any good wood lying around. In an effort to be more conservative, it is probably best to use a non-wood material and save the trees.

Smartphone Photography: Bugging Me

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Stage Name: Brown marmorated stink bug | Real Name: Halyomorpha halys
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Stage Name: Brown marmorated stink bug | Real Name: Halyomorpha halys

Photo details: Smartphone photography using vivitar cell phone macro lens. Very impressed with this inexpensive lens kits.

 

 

A Turtle’s Song

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turtle jamming kinder egg toy
turtle jamming kinder egg toy

Photo Details:┬áKinder Eggs offered a cute little toy inside but they were forbidden in some countries due to child safety laws. While preparing this photo, I listened to Eric Clapton’s My Father’s Eyes. Not sure how that tune would sound with this pan pipe flute.