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Through The Looking Glass

The problem with shooting glass is the glass can act like a mirror; it  sees everything in the background, plus all of my production lights and sometimes me, behind the camera.

The cool thing about shooting glass is it can create fabulous reflections of your subject. It’s all a matter of angle or “perspective,” as I like to say.

industrial | North Carolina plant | glass | LoBiondo Photography| reflections

industrial | North Carolina plant | glass | LoBiondo Photography| reflections

 

This client makes glass windshields for trucks and huge window panels for skyscrapers.  Both production locations afforded the opportunity to play off of the reflections of the surroundings and of the people working in the plant.

industrial | North Carolina plant | glass | LoBiondo Photography| reflections

industrial | North Carolina plant | glass | LoBiondo Photography| reflections

 

We also got to photograph glass processes in a large plant in Texas where, as you know, everything is bigger (big plant, big sky, etc, etc!!)

industrial | texas plant | glass | LoBiondo Photography| reflections

More later…

ML

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DNC party glasses…

Photo by Michael LoBiondo

Party Glasses

When I go to photograph an event or conference, I am always looking for something that I can “play” with later, maybe make some “art”.  I was at an event during the DNC here in Charlotte last week and arrived earlier than normal because traffic was just a little more chaotic than usual.  After walking around the conference site, watching live MSNBC, just people watching, I went back to the event site to await the beginning of the festivities.  As they were still setting up, I noticed these glasses all at attention awaiting pouring of wine and conversation.

For the technical folks, I was using my 17-40 at 640asa on aperature priority.  This was at f4@1/30.  I put it through Lightroom with a great b&w holga filter.

More later….

ML