When it’s soggy outside, shoot in a gallery or a museum. I gave this advice numerous times on this blog in quite a few posts. When spending a weekend in Portland last month, I once more escaped from torrential rain outside (the Oregonians call it the “Oregon Liquid Sunshine” for a reason) into the Portland Art Museum with the intention to capture some Art n’ Motion.
In order to capture some Art n’ Motion (fancy slug, isn’t it?), I dialed in some very slow shutter speeds on my E-M1. Then it was a matter of looking for good compositions and to include some moving visitors. I really like those little assignments I give myself, because this gets my creative juices flowing. Those teenage girls obviously had lot’s of fun observing my attempts, before they turned into subjects themselves.
This last photograph probably falls under the category “my photos only need to please only me”. While totally blurred, I still like its almost polaroid like style (though out is just the door frame), the lines, the depth, the visible motion. I could stare at it for a long time. Zen-porn, I guess, a wabi-sabi imperfect but somehow harmonic image.
All shots were taken with my Olympus OM-D E-M1 with the Olympus m.Zuiko 12-100mm f/4.0 Pro zoom.
Post-processing was done in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.
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