A Penny For Your Thoughts

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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One of the gorillas at the Como Park zoo in St. Paul, Minnesota.  I can’t help wondering what he is thinking as we all stand around and stare at him as he stares back at us.

More of my images can be seen at my Northern Visions Media blog.

Walk This Way

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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Under normal lighting, this boardwalk is pretty tame.  However, with a little post processing, it becomes a bit more sinister.

More of my images can be seen at my Northern Visions blog.

The Flow

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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Late evening along the St. Louis River as it flows through Jay Cooke State Park in Minnesota.  This beautiful park is home to amazing rock formations, rapids and waterfalls.  A trip across the famous swinging bridge will take you to several vantage points to view the river and allows access to hiking trails in the park.

More of my images can be found at Northern Visions Media.

Collaboration

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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The river creates the patterns, the photographer documents and adds human touches to the creation.  Taken on a small eddy on the edge of the St. Louis River near Duluth, Minnesota.

More of my work can be seen at my Northern Visions blog

B.A.D.

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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Big_Ass_Duck!

More of my work can be seen at Northern Visions.

Merge

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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I’ve always felt that this image does not need words.  If you drive, you’ve been in a place like this.

Fury

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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A solid northeast wind with all of Lake Superior to gather ahead of the gale means furious waves at the western end of the lake.  On Saturday, April 14th, we had such a day and it became a tourist event with all accessible locations crowded with sightseers…and lots of photographers.  At one spot there was even surfers.

Canon 5DS, Canon EF 28-135mm, ISO 50, 135mm, f/10, 1/50 sec.  Processed through Adobe Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro 2.

More of my work can be seen at my Northern Visions blog.

 

Something Simple

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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As I was driving back from Silver Bay, Minnesota where I did some long exposure photography, I noticed these old pier supports and decided to investigate.  They are in a small bay where the Split Rock River runs into Lake Superior.  I really enjoyed how the ice had formed on the wood and wished I had taken more time to study them further.  At the time I was frustrated by my variable neutral density filter creating artifacts in some of the images which meant I couldn’t get the creamy water effect I was after.  I plan to pay a visit to the camera store where I purchased the filter and see what they have to say.

One Lone Tree

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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Sony RX100V, ISO 80, 8.8mm, f/3.5, 1/400 sec, a bit of adjustment in Adobe Lightroom CC and topped off in Silver Efex Pro 2 using filter 020 Fine Art (high key, framed) and Kodak 100 TMAX Pro.

More of my work can be seen on my blog.

Perhaps it was just a dream?

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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The memory is hazy, was it real or a dream?  Did I walk in this place or is it a place not of this reality?  The image exists, so the place must exist…somewhere.

More of my work can be found at my personal photography blog.