Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Maximum velocity

Until you see it in person, you can't grasp how frickin' fast the skiers are going when they leave the jump. And the sound is great -- the loud clackety racket of their skis on the ice changing to the sheet-in-the-wind WHOOSH as they go airborne....

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Yes, it's true!

Despite the Olympic Committee refusing to acknowledge it, there actually are female ski-jumpers! Here's Nina Lussi, 2nd-place finisher in the women's division at the Harris Hill Ski Jump event...

Sunday, February 14, 2010

At the start

The Harris Hill Ski Jump in Brattleboro, VT -- this does not even begin to do justice to how steep it is....

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Sometimes the light's just right

A Porsche Cayman parked at a hotel in Boston that has rounded-rectangle overhead lighting -- completely unretouched, except for hiding the real license plate number. (In my eyes, no car looks better than the Cayman from behind -- so many cars have great fronts but boring slabs for backs. Not this one....)

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Decordova light

My Canon's in the shop right now, so I'm shooting a bit with some old film cameras, as well as going through some older shots. This was taken last summer with my Ansco Shur Shot box camera....