Stephen Kirkpatrick

Friday, August 31, 2012

Depth Of Field

For all of my friends that deal with understanding the "apertures" function in changing depth of field, this might help. It is not a perfect illustration, but you get the idea.






Monday, August 27, 2012

Children's Book



"When I grow up I want to be in a book by Stephen Kirkpatrick."

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Web Of Confusion


Finally...#14  On A Roll.

When I spotted this scene I knew instantly it was On A Roll material. The spider legs wrapping around the captured butterfly from behind and the repeated orange color were awesome.






14)  Red-spotted Purple (Basilarchia astyanax) caught by Golden Silk Spider (Nephila clavipes
Madison County, MS
August 21, 2012 - 5:01 pm
Overcast, 81 degrees
180mm w/ext tube, 1/30@f8, Tripod




Below is an example of a concept I emphasize in workshops. If possible, take a look at the other side of a subject that you find interesting. There might be another photo waiting there, too.


Golden Silk Spider (Nephila clavipes








Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Personality Paint


PimpYourCam puts the fun back in photography


“Life is colorful…Photography is having fun…PimpYourCam!” touts the team behind the new way to customize your camera bodies and lenses. Choose from several designs by the Berlin airbrush artist, or get a more customized design by filling out their “pimp-configuration” form (though beware it’s all in German!). Here are a few of my favorites:

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A Good Read



It appears that even the animals are interested in what is happening, 
Among the Animals.






(By the way, no photoshop needed or used here.)






Monday, August 6, 2012

The Show Moves On

SANCTUARY: The Exhibition

The popular exhibit from Kirkpatrick's recent book moves to the walls of the 
U.S District Courthouse in Oxford, MS. The exhibit will hang through the end of October 2012.



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